The Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University offers graduate programs in chemistry that combine traditional classroom learning with a research experience to prepare a student in matters of critical thinking, experimental design and methodology, data evaluation and scientific ethics. Students will work with an advisor to select a research topic and achieve timely completion of research objectives through group meetings, routine reports, submission of manuscripts for publication, or presenting at local, regional or national meetings.
- Master of Arts in chemistry
- Master of Arts in chemistry (Accelerated)
- Master of Science in chemistry
- Doctor of Philosophy in chemistry
American Chemical Society Certified
This degree is designed for those going into the chemical industry, though it can also be taken by those planning on graduate school in chemistry.
2019-2020 Chemistry Graduate Student Handbook
WMU Graduate Permanent Program Master's Level
Thesis Approval Form - Master's
Application for Permission to Elect
Dissertation Approval form – Ph.D.
3000-4000 Inclusion – Permission to Elect
Laboratory Rotation Completion
Annual Review – Master's Students
Annual Review – Doctoral Students