Career Opportunities in Chemistry

Where Our Graduates Go

  • 33% – Graduate School
  • 22% – Professional School
  • 42% – Chemistry Job
  • 3% – Unrelated Job

Graduate/Professional School Opportunities

Our department has an excellent reputation for preparing students well for graduate school. Hands on learning and experience in thinking for yourself is the best way to prepare for a career.  Pursue careers in fields like chemical industries, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agriculture, or medicine. 

In addition to jobs in industry and medicine, graduates have gone on to hold professional positions at:

  • Akzo Nobel
  • Consumers Energy
  • Cooper Tire
  • Ohio State University Pharmacy
  • Premier Chemicals
  • Stork Herron Testing Laboratoriesstudents in chem lab
  • Poet Energy
  • Heartland Refinery

Recent graduates have furthered their education at:

  • George Washington University
  • Case Western University
  • Duke University
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Columbia
  • Notre Dame
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • University of Missouri – St. Louis School of Optometry
  • Seton Hill
  • Penn State University
  • Cornell University
  • Syracuse University
  • San Jose State