Chemistry Graduate Program

(Note:  This program is currently not accepting students.)


Office: 221 Science Center

(716) 673-3281



The Department of Chemistry currently offers a research-based degree, the Master of Science in Chemistry. 

Master of Science: Chemistry

Requirements for Admission to the Program without Deficiencies:

An undergraduate major in Chemistry with courses equivalent to those required for a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at Fredonia.

Program Requirements

A minimum of 30 semester hours as follows:

  • Graduate-level courses in chemistry, which can include up to 12 credit hours in courses from related fields (e.g., biology, geosciences, mathematics, and physics). Must be approved in advance by the advisor and the Graduate Study Committee in the Department of Chemistry.
  • Research course sequence
  • Research Proposal
  • Seminar (One seminar/year is expected)
  • Written Thesis
  • Final Comprehensive Oral Examination

Total Credit Hours for Program Completion: 30

For certification information, see Graduate Certification Information.