24 months
19104 USD/year
19104 USD/year
4720 USD/year
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a program of study leading to the Master of Science degree in Chemistry (Online) from University of North Carolina Wilmington. 


The objectives of this Chemistry (Online) program from University of North Carolina Wilmington are to give students who have an undergraduate foundation in chemistry the opportunity to engage in advanced course work, in–depth study, and independent research in order to acquire the skills of assimilating known information and generating new knowledge. 

These problem–solving skills provide the foundation for future contributions by the graduates in various areas of chemistry, whether they are employed, seek employment directly or choose to undertake further graduate study elsewhere.

Degree requirements

The chemical studies M.S. in chemistry option requires 36 credit hours of graduate study that combines a minimum of 21 credit hours of online graduate course work in chemistry with an additional 9 credit hours of specialized graduate courses in chemistry, business, education, or clinical sciences, with remaining hours approved by the student’s advisor or graduate coordinator. The student must successfully complete CHM 597 that consists of a comprehensive project that involves the writing of a literature-based research paper that is approved by the faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial and Polymer Chemistry
  • Advanced Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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36 SCH



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official application for graduate admission
  • Official transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (verbal, quantitative, analytical writing)
  • Three recommendations by individuals in professionally relevant fields
  • Application and supplemental documents must be submitted by the published deadline.
  • A bachelor’s degree with a concentration in chemistry from a regionally accredited college or university in this country, or its equivalent in a foreign institution, is required for admission, along with a “B” average or better in chemistry courses. Admission decisions are based upon several factors, and where other indicators of success warrant, individuals who fall below the established criteria in one of the areas may be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19104 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19104 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.


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