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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


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
Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann To Deliver 2014 Kilpatrick Lecture
The IIT Chemistry Division’s 2014 Kilpatrick Lecture will be given by Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann of Cornell University... read more
Kilpatrick Awards for Chemistry Students
Bofan Zhu, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, was awarded the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2013–2014. Zhu is... read more


Jul 25, 10:00am to 2:00pm
- Other - Hermann Hall
Jul 25
Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann - Cornell University
Sep 15 (All day)
Chemistry - Lecture - TBA
Sep 15
Sep 19, 12:00pm to Sep 20, 8:30pm
- Reunion - IIT Main Campus
Sep 19