Western Michigan University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1022 USD/credit
1022 USD/credit
681 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Chemistry from Western Michigan University is designed to provide a broad background in various fields of chemistry with a concentration in one. 


Chemistry from Western Michigan University is research based and a thesis of original research is required for graduation. This program is ideal if you are looking to advance your education and be more competitive in the job market for academic, government and industrial positions or desire research experience before applying to a professional school.

Graduates with Chemistry from Western Michigan University will:

  • enhance their abilities to plan, conduct, analyze and report original research. 
  • enhances their scientific preparation 
  • be prepared for graduate or professional study or for positions in the private or public sector.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinorganic chemistry
  • Bioorganic chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Nanoscience
  • Protein chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Ultrafast laser spectrometry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The department has rolling admissions. However, it is highly recommended that applicants submit completed applications no later than six weeks before starting.




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in chemistry or higher
  • Non-chemistry major students should have at least one year of calculus-based physical chemistry
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • General GRE score in each category of at least 30th percentile
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; 
  • This program requires three recommendations. 
  • Please prepare a statement 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1022 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1022 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1022 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1022 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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