Accelerated Master's Programs


Graduate students working on some chemistry research in a lab.

Earn a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in Five Years

Are you ready to pick up the pace and expedite your education? The Accelerated Master’s Program in Chemistry makes it possible for highly motivated students to earn both Bachelor of Science and a research-based Master of Science in Chemistry in five years of study.

A Research-Intensive Program

This accelerated degree plan allows you to combine the master’s degree with any bachelor’s degree offered by the Department of Chemistry, including the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Bachelor of Science in Cheminformatics, or the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. You may count up to 6 approved credits towards both degrees.

The chemistry accelerated master’s program offers a thesis option. Students begin graduate course work during the fourth year. When you graduate you will be ready for industry achievement or advanced studies in your chemistry doctoral program.