Are you a chemist seeking career advancement in government, industry, medicine, and technology? A recent science graduate looking to gain a competitive edge in the professional job market? Re-entering the workforce looking to refine your professional and technical skills? If so, you should consider enrolling in Missouri Western’s MAS Chemistry program.

The Master of Applied Science in Chemistry degree is designed to allow you to pursue advanced training in chemistry, while simultaneously developing workplace skills highly valued by employers. The program is an innovative degree consisting of academic training in chemistry, along with a professional component including cross-training in business and communications, designed to dovetail into present and future professional career opportunities. Graduates are equipped to manage the breakthroughs that are created by the research teams as well as being prepared for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit organizations, where workforce needs are increasing. The program is an affiliated Professional Science Masters program.

Applications are no longer being accepted for this program.

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Professional Science Master's
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Professional Core
MGT 604Organizational Behavior Management3
MAS 695Graduate Colloquium3
Communication Skills - Select two courses from the following (6 credits)6
Professional and Organizational Communications
Writing for Management and Supervision
Multilingual Graduate Writing
Technical Communications Theory and Practice
Proposal and Grant Writing
Professional Skills - Select two courses from the following (6 credits)6
Foundations of Professional Ethics
Managerial Economics
Technical Analysis for Decision Making
Strategic Marketing
Concentration Requirements
CHE 520Laboratory Safety and Management3
CHE 530Principles of Quality Assurance3
CHE 640Principles of Industrial Scale-up and Production3
CHE 650Analytical Method Development and Validation3
CHE 680Intellectual Property in the Scientific Setting2
Select three hours from the following list of courses:3
Applied Chemical Separations
Applied Spectroscopy
Applied Biochemical Techniques
Principles of Drug Discovery
Graduate Internship in Chemistry
Total Credit Hours35

NOTE: Students are required to submit a capstone portfolio prior to graduation.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).
Are you ready to declare a program of study? Download, sign and submit the form(s) to the program director.

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