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Chemistry at IIT: Where Can It Take You?

The chemistry program at IIT provides rigorous education in the fundamental areas of chemical theory and chemical experimentation. It roots you in the discipline and provides you with a firm foundation so that you can take many paths from here.

Our undergraduate degree is accredited by the American Chemical Society and is excellent preparation for a career in industry or for advanced degrees. Recent graduates have begun industry careers or are now in medical school, graduate school, and pharmacy programs. Dual-degree, major-plus-minor, combined bachelor’s / teaching certificate, combined bachelor’s/master’s, premedical and honors law options are also available.

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In addition to traditional Master’s and PhD programs, IIT Chemistry offers on-line Professional Master’s Degrees for working chemists.

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First Year Experience


2014 Nobel Physics Prize Links to IIT Chemistry Alumnus
For those accustomed to seeing the Nobel Prize in Physics go to the discovery of exotic particles such as the Higgs Boson, the... read more
New Fuel Cell Technology: Turning Methane into Usable Liquid Fuel
Chicago, IL — August 1, 2014 — Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and... read more
IIT Alumna Susan Solomon Tapped To Lead New Initiative At MIT
Illinois Tech alumna Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), the Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate... read more
College of Science Announces 2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Stipend Winners
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s undergraduate summer research stipends. The... read more
IIT and Argonne Researchers Create New Catalyst to Transform Propane into Propene
May 6, 2014 CHICAGO – Researcher Adam Hock of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and colleagues at Argonne National... read more


Nov 4, 12:50pm to 1:50pm
Career Management Center - Seminar - Hermann Hall Ballroom
Nov 4
Dr. Jianjun Cheng - Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nov 5, 3:15pm
Chemistry - Colloquia - LS 111
Nov 5
Nov 21, 10:00am to 1:00pm
IIT IPRO - Other - Hermann Hall
Nov 21