12 months
6520 USD/year
6520 USD/year
5520 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Chemistry program from Jackson State University covers all modern areas of chemistry including analytical, biochemistry, computational, environmental, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry and interdisciplinary areas in material, energy, environmental, and biomedical research. 


Key facts

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers both a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Chemistry. The Ph.D. degree in chemistry requires evidences of high quality scientific research leading to peerreviewed publications with classroom teaching, laboratory supervision, and proposal and manuscript writing experiences. The intensive graduate training includes formal lecture courses, hands-on laboratory and theoretical research experiences, teaching experiences, independent proposal development, preparation of manuscripts, and preparation of a research thesis or dissertation for publication.

Program Mission

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry aims at a comprehensive graduate education in all areas of modern chemistry including research training for a diverse student body. The Chemistry program from Jackson State University aims for national and international distinction and therebyproduces well qualified chemists for education institutions, governmental agencies, and industrial and business entities.

Program Objectives

  • To provide the best education and career opportunity for all students including those from the underrepresented minority
  • groups with the best cultural and nurturing environment conducive to learning and scholarly activities.
  • To prepare students for development of methods of independent and systematic investigations leading to scientific
  • discoveries.
  • To prepare students for a successful career at academic institutions, industrial and business entities, and governmental
  • agencies.
  • To promote professional development and growth of the faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Physical Organic Chemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 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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