M.S. in Chemistry

California State University, East Bay

Hayward, California, USA
M.S. in Chemistry
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science degree provides students with advanced training in chemistry and the analytical skills needed to process and critique complex chemical information
  • The program requires a set of core courses encompassing the different disciplines of chemistry
  • Students may complete the remaining unit requirements with coursework in chemistry or may choose a biochemistry concentration, with the additional coursework in that area
  • The degree program mainly serves students in four categories: those seeking opportunities in the chemical industry requiring training beyond the baccalaureate level, employed chemists who wish to enhance their career potential, future teachers of high school or community college chemistry, and individuals contemplating more advanced graduate study
  • Within the Chemistry degree, candidates will choose one of four courses of study:
    • M.S. Chemistry, Plan A (Thesis)
    • M.S. Chemistry, Plan B (Comprehensive Exam)
    • M.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry, Plan A (Thesis)
    • M.S. Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry, Plan B (Comprehensive Exam)
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1103141 INR
Hostel & Meals877635 INR
Insurance103268 INR
Transportation61961 INR
Books & Supplies144429 INR
Personal expense209027 INR
Miscellaneous fees308633 INR
Total1704953 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors2.6 GPA
  • The basic requirements for entry into the program are the possession of a baccalaureate degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry, including a year of physical chemistry, and a GPA of at least 2.6 in upper-division chemistry and biochemistry courses
  • Applicants not meeting the GPA requirement may still be accepted subject to receipt of acceptable letters of recommendation
  • Applicants not having an undergraduate major in chemistry or biochemistry may be accepted into the program depending on the amount of undergraduate coursework required to remove deficiencies
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted
  • The G.R.E. subject test in chemistry or biochemistry is optional

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