Start your chemistry major at M State!
Are you interested in chemistry, forensic science or how the world and our bodies work on a molecular scale? M State's AS degree in chemistry gives you the foundation for a variety of careers in chemical-related fields.
The 60-credit degree is offered on our campuses in Fergus Falls and Moorhead.
There are many advantage to earning an AS degree at M State prior to transferring to a four-year college or university:
Chemistry Associate in Science (AS)
Locations: Fergus Falls, Moorhead
The Associate of Science in Chemistry consists of the sequential chemistry, math, physics and other courses which will transfer to either a BA or BS in chemistry or to diverse chemistry-related programs at many four-year colleges and universities. The career paths for chemistry majors are practically endless, depending on skills and interest. A chemistry major could lead to any of the following possibilities: laboratory research, forensic science, chemical engineering, medicine, health sciences, chemical industry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, environmental sciences, food science, law, hazardous waste management, geochemistry, metallurgy, consumer products and teaching. Many career options in chemistry require a bachelor's or advanced degree. Students planning a degree in chemistry or one of the above fields should contact the chemistry department and work with a counselor or advisor to identify transfer options. A visit to the intended transfer institution by the spring of the first year is highly recommended.
There are varied career paths for chemists depending on skills and interests. Graduates of the Chemistry AS program may find career opportunities as technicians in the analytical labs of industries such as petroleum and biofuels.
Options for chemists with bachelor's and master's degrees include careers in laboratory research, forensic science, science education, chemical engineering, medicine, health sciences, the chemical industry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, environmental sciences, food science, law, hazardous waste management, geochemistry, metallurgy and consumer products.
Last modified: August 24th, 2015 at 01:02pm