Chemistry at SIUE
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Master of Science in Chemistry
- A secondary education chemistry teaching focus is available with our Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Curriculum and Instruction.
Students earning a master’s degree in chemistry will be well-prepared to pursue a variety of careers. Our graduates learn skills in the classroom and in research laboratories that ensure they are productive problem-solvers throughout their career. SIUE graduates are frequently sought after by local employers.
According to the American Chemical Society, the fields employing the most chemists include biochemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry. Chemistry majors work as analysts, environmentalists, criminologists, librarians, patent examiners, production foremen, researchers, writers and teachers. Chemists also find work in sales and for private companies that produce items such as fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, plastics and semi-conductors. Careers in the public sector can be found in local, state and federal governments, as well as hospitals, high schools, colleges and universities.