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Chemical Sciences

University of Pennsylvania

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
45616 USD/year
45616 USD/year
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About

Your future in chemistry starts at University of Pennsylvania. Whether you’re currently a chemistry professional or seeking to enter the field, Penn’s rigorous Master of Chemical Sciences (MCS) program prepares you to take advantage of the myriad career possibilities available in the chemical sciences. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

An Ivy League master's degree in chemistry that offers top-rated industry connections

The Master of Chemical Sciences (MCS) program at the University of Pennsylvania equips you with theoretical and technical expertise in biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, and materials. The MCS program connects you with the resources of an Ivy League institution, including a faculty of leading researchers and experienced industry consultants. We provide the academic and professional opportunities you need to achieve your unique goals. Take full advantage of Penn’s expansive network and complete your research, capstone, or independent study with local and national partners or in one of the University’s stellar facilities to accelerate your career. 

Where innovation in chemistry is elemental

Hear from Master of Chemical Sciences Associate Director Dr. Ana-Rita Mayol, professors, and students about the stellar academic and professional opportunities in chemistry available to you here at Penn. Whether you are working in the field or recently graduated, our flexible program can take your career in chemistry to the next level and beyond

Accreditation

The University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The University of Pennsylvania is authorized to operate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

The University of Pennsylvania is an approved institutional participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Programme Structure

Concentration courses include: 

  • Biological Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Materials

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall: February 1 (priority admission)

Language

English

Credits

10 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

Application will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Academic record
  • Work or laboratory experience
  • Career objectives and reasons for choosing the program at Penn
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22808 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    45616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22808 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Per semester (4 courses) full-time tuition and fees for fall 2019 – spring 2020: $24,772 

The Independent Study course has an additional lab fee of $500.

Funding

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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