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.
Dr. Mike Ducey
Department Chairman and Graduate Coordinator
|MGT 604||Organizational Behavior Management||3|
|MAS 695||Graduate Colloquium||3|
|Communication Skills - Select 2 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 2 courses from the following (6 credits)||6|
|Foundations of Professional Ethics|
|Technical Analysis for Decision Making|
|CHE 520||Laboratory Safety and Management||3|
|CHE 530||Principles of Quality Assurance||3|
|CHE 640||Principles of Industrial Scale-up and Production||3|
|CHE 650||Analytical Method Development and Validation||3|
|CHE 680||Intellectual Property in the Scientific Setting||2|
|Select three hours from the following list of courses:||3|
|Applied Chemical Separations|
|Applied Biochemical Techniques|
|Principles of Drug Discovery|
|Graduate Internship in Chemistry|
|Total Credit Hours||35|
NOTE: Students are required to submit a capstone portfolio prior to graduation.
- Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
- Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
- Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
- Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).