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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2014 Kilpatrick Lecture
Roald Hoffmann, who received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1981, delivered the 2014 Kilpatrick Lecture on Monday, September 15, in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Auditorium. A poster session followed the lecture, exhibiting some of the ongoing research in chemical sciences at IIT, along with a reception. This was the second time that Hoffmann was selected; he also gave the lecture in 1973 and is one of seven Nobel Laureates to deliver the prestigious Kilpatrick Lecture. More »