M.Sc. On Campus


Bowling Green State University

12 months
10119 USD/year
10119 USD/year
6124 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Chemistry at Bowling Green State University has a strong commitment to excellence in education and an international reputation for producing outstanding scientists.


Important elements of our program include the atmosphere of active research programs, state-of-the-art facilities, good advising, high quality challenging courses, the opportunity to talk with many well-known visiting scientists, and an active residential campus.

The Department of Chemistry is affiliated with two graduate programs: the Ph.D in Photochemical Sciences and the M.S. in Chemistry at the Bowling Green State University.  The doctoral Photochemical Sciences program is overseen collaboratively with the Center for Photochemical Sciences.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the graduate degree, students in Chemistry are expected to be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply quantum mechanical methods to predict observable properties for molecular motions including translation, rotation and vibration.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze molecular electronic wave functions to characterize bonding and stability. 
  • Demonstrate an active knowledge of fundamentals of organic reaction mechanisms and methods for their elucidation, analyzing the mechanism and understand the mechanistic diagrams. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of selected topics of physical organic chemistry including stereochemistry principles, and interpret the application of reactive intermediates in chemistry. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze a wide variety of spectral data to determine an unknown molecule’s composition and structure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate previous scientific conclusions as they apply to a new area of investigation. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate original scientific findings.  


The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Programme Structure

  • Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.
  • Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Chemistry program does not lead to professional licensure.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official or notarized copies of transcripts from all institutions where degrees were earned (showing dates when the degrees were conferred) and diplomas from international institutions must be submitted. 
  • Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, OAE) may be required. 
  • Programs may also require recommendations, a statement of purpose, a resume, and other documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10119 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10119 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10119 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10119 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6124 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6124 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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