Javascript is currently not supported, or is disabled by this browser. Please enable Javascript for full functionality.

Skip to Main Content

    Mississippi College
  Oct 07, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry, Thesis Option, M.S. (30 sem. hrs.)

Return to Graduate Degree Programs Return to: Graduate Degree Programs

The Master of Science in Chemistry, Thesis Option, is a research-based degree. The program is designed to prepare students for a career in the chemical industry or for continued graduate study.

Students who enter in the Non-thesis option may be invited to enter the Thesis option after adequate course work has been successfully completed.

Requirements of the Program

1. Thirty (30) semester hours of graduate credit must be completed. Of this, not less than fifteen (15) semester hours shall be 6500-level work.

2. Students must complete six (6) semester hours of course work consisting of:

3. Choose three to nine (3-9) semester hours from:

And take three (3) semester hours of:

4. Students must complete six to twelve (6-12) semester hours of research by taking

and complete three to six (3-6) semester hours of thesis preparation & defense consisting of

5. The program requires a student to take and pass four qualifying examinations in areas of the chemical specializations.

6. A research proposal prepared under the guidance of a member of the graduate chemistry faculty must be completed by the end of the second semester.

7. Completion of the program will require not less than two nor more than six years.

Return to Graduate Degree Programs Return to: Graduate Degree Programs