University of Massachusetts Boston

12 months
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemistry Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston offers a Master of Science degree in addition to a dual degree BS/MS degree. This flexible program is designed for recent graduates and those holding positions in chemical industry, high schools and community colleges who seek advancement through further professional training.


Attempts will be made to arrange schedules for those who must study part time. For students who are intent upon continuing their studies in a research-oriented graduate program, the curriculum offers the opportunity for both extensive coursework and high impact chemistry research project.

The master’s program from the University of Massachusetts Boston allows students to focus on a particular research area: Biological Chemistry, Green Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical/Analytical Chemistry, or Chemistry Education.


  • The Department of Chemistry provides students at all levels with opportunities to receive thorough education and training in contemporary concepts and practices of chemistry and biochemistry. 
  • Our faculty members are active researchers and scholars who are committed to the vigorous acquisition of new knowledge, as well as dedicated mentors of undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers. 
  • Our research and scholarship span all fields of chemistry and biochemistry, but our overarching theme is research in green chemistry, broadly defined as chemistry related to environmental, health, and sustainability concerns.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Physical Biochemistry
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Chemical Toxicology
  • Introduction to Green Chemistry
  • Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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