Careers in Chemistry

A degree in chemistry from Adams State University opens the door to a wide selection of careers, including:

  • Research and development in industry or government
  • College or secondary school teaching
  • Forensic science
  • Medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemical technology
  • Medical technology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Chemical and instrument sales
  • Pharmacy
  • Toxicology

Graduate Study

Several of the careers listed above require additional training in graduate or professional schools. Students who choose to attend graduate school in chemistry are virtually assured of complete financial support in the form of teaching or research assistantships.

Currently, the demand for chemistry graduate students is high, and ASU graduates have their choice of graduate schools to attend. Recent graduates from Adams State University have pursued advanced studies at the University of Utah, Washington State University, University of Arizona, South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Oregon State University, New Mexico Tech, University of Nebraska, University of Wyoming and the University of New Mexico.