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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/master’s, premedical and honors law options are also available.

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


IIT Chemistry Department will be a model for scholarship, innovation, and education in the chemical sciences.


Provide distinctive and relevant education in the chemical sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Carry out world-class research and scholarly work with relevance to contemporary problems facing society and industry.

Download the Fall 2016 issue of Chemistry Elements:
A Publication of the Chemistry Department at IIT

2015 Chemistry Elements Department Newsletter

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A Publication of the Chemistry Department at IIT

2014 Chemistry Elements Department Newsletter

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A Publication of the Chemistry Department at IIT

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