Natural Sciences - Chemistry, M.Sc. | Columbus State University | Columbus, United States
12 months
9804 USD/year
9804 USD/year
2520 USD/year
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The Master of Science in the Natural Sciences - Chemistry at Columbus State University is intended to provide students with a curriculum that consists of core and elective courses in chemistry. 


Students may enroll in the thesis or non-thesis options.  Students admitted into the thesis option are required to conduct research in an area of chemistry of their choice, write a thesis and disseminate the results of their research through publication or other appropriate venue. Students enrolled in the non-thesis option are required to complete additional graduate courses from the electives.

Graduates of the program in Natural Sciences - Chemistry at Columbus State University will be able to pursue a broad range of careers in the field of Natural Sciences. Common areas of employment include public agencies, non-profit organizations, government service, and private business. Students will also be prepared to move into a doctoral level degree program.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key concepts, principles, theories, and methods with in the core discipline of the Natural Sciences: biology, chemistry, environmental science, and geosciences.
  • Employ critical and analytical thinking in application of the scientific method, including formulating and testing hypotheses, designing experiments, analyzing data, interpreting results, and drawing conclusions.
  • Report orally and in writing research results and conclusions according to accepted standards of the chosen area of core study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopic Identification of Organic Compounds
  • Selected Topics in Chemistry
  • Graduate Chemistry Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, demonstrated excellent preparation in the Chemical Sciences.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA less than a 3.00 but equal to or greater than 2.75 may be admitted under provisional conditions.
  • A minimum combined score of 290 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Exam. The GRE’s must have been taken in the last five years. [ CSU School code: 5123 ]
  • A one page statement of experience and interests.
  • Two letters of reference. References should come from persons familiar with the applicant's academic or professional experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

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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