California State University East Bay

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
15546 USD/year
15546 USD/year
8274 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Science degree in Chemistry at California State University East Bay provides students with advanced training in chemistry and the analytical skills needed to process and critique complex chemical information.


The Chemistry program at California State University East Bay requires a set of core courses encompassing the different disciplines of chemistry. Students may complete the remaining unit requirements with coursework in chemistry or may choose a biochemistry concentration, with the additional coursework in that area. 

The degree program mainly serves students in four categories: those seeking opportunities in the chemical industry requiring training beyond the baccalaureate level, employed chemists who wish to enhance their career potential, future teachers of high school or community college chemistry, and individuals contemplating more advanced graduate study.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Master of Science in Chemistry will be able to:

  • demonstrate mastery of specialized knowledge in the chemical sciences beyond the undergraduate level
  • work effectively and safely in a laboratory environment using chemistry laboratory techniques and chemical/biochemical instrumentation.
  • use theoretical and experimental chemistry methods to test hypotheses or analyze and design solutions to problems
  • research, understand, organize, and critically assess information from the chemical literature
  • present complex chemical information via oral and written reports

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Elements of Chemical Thermodynamics 
  • The Chemical Bond 
  • Research 
  • Methods of Graduate Research 
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis 
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • General Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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

  • If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
  • Have the equivalent of a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Pay the 70.00 USD non-refundable application fee. 
  • Official academic records of all colleges or universities attended (High School Transcripts are not required)
  • English language exam score (TOEFL or IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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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California State University East Bay


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