12 months
18046 USD/year
18046 USD/year
4740 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Chemistry from North Carolina Central University prepares students for careers in teaching, research, and industry and for entrance to PhD or professional degree programs.  The MS degree offered in Chemistry is thesis based. 


At Chemistry from North Carolina Central University research opportunities are available in organic, physical, analytical, inorganic, biochemistry, and computational chemistry.  

A student will normally select one of the above areas as their major research focus along with a second area of specialization for their minor.  A student may elect to complete minor requirements in another suitable department with permission of the department chairperson.


Students in our Chemistry program at North Carolina Central University are provided various opportunities for research in the following areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical/physical chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bruker 400 MHz
  • Horiba Raman-Atomic Force Microscope system with four different lasers
  • A research-grade Horiba Flurolog -3 fluorimeter;
  • Shimadzu GC-MS system
  • Perkin Elmer atomic absorption spectrometer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended (if you earned your degree from a non-U.S. school, please see the international applicant requirements)
  • Statement of purpose/personal statement
  • GRE (cannot be more than 5 years old)
  • For unconditional admission, the student must present 30 semester hours of "B" work in chemistry, including physical chemistry, and credit for two semesters each of calculus and general physics.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2370 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 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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