24 months
1567 USD/credit 23505 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 23505 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 18075 USD/year
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Prepare for a career in research or advanced graduate studies with the Master of Science in Chemistry in the College of Science and Technology at Temple University.


The Chemistry master's degree at Temple University is interdisciplinary and flexible, designed to develop your expertise in one of five chemical disciplines. With the option to take classes full or part time, you can earn your degree while still working professionally. You can pursue either a thesis track or program coursework, and both tracks emphasize significant investigation into the chemical sciences. Work toward the Chemistry PhD, or prepare to lead research in biotechnology, environmental science, forensic science, healthcare and more.

You’ll study and perform original and collaborative research in one of the following specific areas of specialization:

  • analytical chemistry
  • biochemistry
  • inorganic chemistry
  • organic chemistry
  • physical chemistry

Though some classes vary between the coursework and thesis tracks, all help you form a deeper understanding of specific areas of study, including environmental chemistry, materials and polymers, medicinal chemistry, nanoscience, photonics and surface science.

Future Career

College of Science and Technology graduate programs are built on a foundation of research with a focus on advancing knowledge and discovering actionable solutions to the most challenging real-world issues. This hands-on approach prepares graduates for careers in academia and industry or as entrepreneurs in the computer, science and technological fields.

Chemistry MS graduates typically pursue careers in the fields of

  • academia,
  • analytical chemistry,
  • biotechnology,
  • computational and theoretical chemistry,
  • environmental science

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Data Analysis and Evidence
  • Advanced Instrumental Methods
  • Drug Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test 
  • Complete online application
  • Submit official transcripts from every college and university you have attended.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from chemistry faculty and/or industry professionals. 
  • Submit a statement of 500 to 1,000 words in length that describes your previous academic and research achievements; research and future career goals; and specific interest in Temple’s program
  • Submit a current version of your résumé.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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