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Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Wichita State Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry strives to provide an inclusive, quality educational experience for students across all disciplines at WSU.  This mission includes applied learning experiences relevant to regional and national needs.   The department awards bachelor’s degrees in pre-medicine, biochemistry and chemistry along with master’s and doctoral degrees.  Wichita State University students who major in chemistry can design a program to match their interests and prepare them for the range of opportunities available in the global workplace.

The graduate programs in chemistry prepare students for careers ranging from teaching at postsecondary institutions to conducting research in universities, industrial settings and government laboratories. 

The Department’s research and teaching efforts work in unison to provide students at all levels from freshmen to Ph.D. with access to applied learning experiences in state-of-the-art chemical and biochemical research.  Faculty pride themselves in innovative research and quality education at all levels to support students as they pursue their degrees.  Their research is focused on areas of national importance such as health and advanced materials.

Students who graduate from the department gain experience with cutting-edge research methods and state-of-the-art instrumentation.   Please visit our links to undergraduate and graduate programs below.



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