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2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow

Discover Katherine’s advice on carving a career path and taking advantage of the program’s interdisciplinary curriculum.

Elise Gao

Organic Chemistry

Learn how LPS Graduate Student Association president Elise Gao plans to synthesize legal studies and her capstone research.

Organic Chemistry

Hear about professional development opportunities, on-campus research groups and the work Rahul is doing in medical science.

Bio-inorganic Chemistry

Learn about faculty-to-student and peer-to-peer relationships from Yannan, an international student from China.

Environmental and Organic Chemistry

Gain insight from Michael on professors, extracurricular activities and the incredible guest speakers and lecturers who come to Penn.

Theoretical and technical expertise


A blend of core concentration courses and electives allows students to create an individualized academic schedule.

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Am I eligible to apply?

Admissions and Eligibility

Admissions to the master's program is highly selective. Learn more about applicant qualifications.

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Creating the right chemistry


See how our Master of Chemical Sciences program makes it possible for students to link their academics to industry experience.

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