At NEIU, Chemistry is all about making connections. Whether it's connecting atoms in the lab or connecting with faculty, we are here to support you on your academic journey.
The Department of Chemistry offers an ACS-certified B.S. degree in Chemistry with two major concentrations to choose from. The Biochemistry concentration is recommended for students planning to enter medical, dental or pharmacy school, as well as those wanting careers in the biomedical industry. The Chemistry concentration provides excellent training for students who want to obtain advanced degrees in chemistry or work in the chemical industry. We also offer a minor in Chemistry to supplement other degrees.
The graduate program offers four Chemistry M.S. degree options to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in Chemistry.
For more details and requirements please visit the links at the left or contact the department. We look forward to hearing from you!
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Chemistry Department
The Department of Chemistry values diversity and is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for our students. We strive to encourage full participation from all individuals regardless of national origin, race, ethnicity, ability, gender, sexual orientation, age, and socioeconomic status. We seek to promote a climate of civility and respect, where diverse viewpoints and experiences are welcomed. We are taking steps to actively recruit, support, and promote students from diverse backgrounds to provide them the resources they need to be successful in their studies and in their future careers.
We in the Department of Chemistry are dedicated to the creation of a STEM community in which all people are not only welcomed but recognized in all their humanity as equals.