Sacred Heart University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science: Chemistry


Office of Graduate Admissions

5151 Park Ave

Fairfield, CT 06825

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science: Chemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS Chemistry program at Sacred Heart meets the needs of full-time or part-time students and the chemical industry by offering a unique opportunity for career and personal advancement to employees of the local chemical industry, while serving the industry to employ and recruit better qualified chemists. Thesis and non-thesis options are available. The MS Chemistry Thesis Track is based on course work and experiments carried out in the laboratories of the department and allows students to gain experience in modern experimental techniques and to familiarize themselves with the daily workings of a laboratory. The Molecular Biochemistry Non-Thesis Track studies the chemistry of biomolecules with a focus on the bio analytical aspects. Computational methods integrated with more traditional methods provide students with a versatile background suited for a variety of industries. This track is non-thesis with a lab component that will expose students to the specific state-of-the-art technologies. The chem-bioinformatics track is also non-thesis and combines coursework from chemistry and computer science.


New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)

International Student Requirements:

Students holding an undergraduate degree from outside the United States must have their academic credentials verified and evaluated by an independent evaluation service. Sacred Heart University accepts course-by-course evaluations from World Education Service (WES). You can review their procedure and complete the necessary application process on the WES website. All international graduate applicants for whom English is not their native language are required to submit an official test score report from one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, Pearson PTE or iTEP exam. The following minimum scores are accepted: -TOEFL PBT: 550 -TOEFL iBT: 80 -IELTS: 6.0 -MELAB: 70 -PTE: 62 -iTEP: 5

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30-34

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 850 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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