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Introduction 

The minor in Chemistry sets the foundations of the chemistry discipline for students who wish to pair their major with a science component. 

Program Benefits 

The diverse backgrounds and research interests of the Chemistry faculty in conjunction with the low student to instructor ratio translates into accessibility by chemistry majors to first person narrative by faculty members of career options available to them as well as guidance in realizing their career goals.

Affordable tuition, and commuter and residential options provide additional benefits to those seeking undergraduate study at Northeastern.

Career Options 

A chemistry background can open doors to jobs in:

  • Research and Development
  • Quality Control and Regulatory Support
  • Sales and Marketing Support
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental and Health
  • Law and Policy
  • Military and Law Enforcement
  • Higher Education
  • Primary and Secondary Education

For more detailed career information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Academic Catalog Information 

Take a closer look at the minor in Chemistry and the courses offered toward the program.

Chemistry, Minor

Department and Contact Information 

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Chemistry at (773) 442-5670.

Chemistry Department Homepage

About Northeastern 

Northeastern Illinois University is home to more than 10,000 students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

We offer an education with value.

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