M.Sc. On Campus


University of Nevada, Reno

24 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Chemistry at University of Nevada, Reno teaches students about chemistry and how is central to the continued development of engineered materials, energy technology, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, nanotechnology, and novel computational technologies.


The Chemistry program offered by University of Nevada, Reno offers research study options in the department include analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical physics, theoretical chemistry, physical organic chemistry, bio-organic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry.

During our M.S. in Chemistry at University of Nevada, Reno students will gain:

  • a broad factual knowledge at the advanced level in all subfields of chemistry (Physical, Inorganic, Organic, and Analytical).
  • a deep factual and theoretical understanding of their area of specialization, including an awareness of modern research methods and technology, and problems of intense current interest.
  • advanced cognitive skills in areas such as mathematics and physics that are necessary to understand and advance chemical theories.
  • be successful in their professional careers as demonstrated by their abilities to solve important chemistry problems, to solve problems in areas different from their training, and to develop new and valuable ideas.
  • be able to work in a variety of professional environments as demonstrated by the abilities to work both in teams and independently, to provide project leadership, to mentor junior co-workers, and to communicate scientific results effectively to the chemistry community and the public.
  • possess professional character as demonstrated by their ethical behavior, their pursuit of continuing education and involvement in professional associations, and their commitment to safety and protection of the environment.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Supervised Teaching in College Chemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or in a related field 
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 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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