12 months
750 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
750 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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The MS in Chemistry program from DePaul University prepares you for advanced work in chemistry and biochemistry, and for further graduate study. 


Through either a thesis or non-thesis degree option, in the MS in Chemistry program from DePaul University, you’ll learn the theory and ethical practice of Chemistry within the scientific method and gain context for appreciating the history of Chemistry in society.

Our facilities include seven dedicated teaching laboratories, the latest instrumentation and a machine shop. 

Faculty have active research programs in:

  • bioanalytical chemistry 
  • biochemistry 
  • biophysical chemistry 
  • biophysics 
  • chemical physics 
  • computational chemistry 
  • geochemistry 
  • inorganic chemistry 
  • medicinal chemistry 
  • organic chemistry

Classes are held in the evenings on the Lincoln Park Campus. The program can be completed in two years.

For international students: this is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Inorganic Structure And Reactivity
  • Group Theory
  • Protein Structure And Function
  • Advanced Topics In Protein Biochemistry
  • Advanced Mechanistic Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Molecular Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Students must demonstrate successful completion of the following prerequisites:

  • One year of calculus
  • One year of physics, with laboratory
  • One year of general chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry, including quantitative or instrumental analysis
  • One year of organic chemistry, including spectral analysis
  • One upper-level course in inorganic chemistry
  • One year of physical chemistry

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • At least two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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