What Can You Do with a Degree in Chemistry?

Students with B.A. or B.S. degrees in chemistry go on to a variety of professional callings. In addition to graduate work in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, or other health-related disciplines, the department's graduates find their broad scientific training useful in fields such as business management and law.

Here's what our 2014 graduates are doing with their degrees:

  • Analytical Chemist for Roche Diagnostics (BA)
  • Associate Analytical Chemist for Covance (BA)
  • Automation Technician for Dow AgroSciences (BA)
  • Chemist for Pace Analytical (BS)
  • Chemistry Instructor for Ivy Tech Community College (PhD)
  • Lab Technician for Eli Lilly (BA)
  • Lab Supervisor for Indiana State Dept of Toxicology (PhD)
  • Lead Chemist for Haynes International (MS)
  • Method Developer for AIT Bioscience (MS)
  • Quality Control Technician for Alcon (BS)
  • Research Scientist for IU School of Medicine (BA)
  • Research Technician for IU School of Medicine (BS)
  • Senior Research Scientist for Vertellus, Inc. (MS)
  • Chemistry and AP Physics Teacher for Lawrence Township (MS)

43% of our graduates went on to graduate or professional school and are currently enrolled in the following programs:

  • Secondary Education at Ball State University (MA)
  • Pharmacy at Butler University (Pharm D)
  • Optometry at Illinois College of Optometry (OD)
  • Public Health at IUPUI (MPH)
  • Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine (MD)
  • Physcian Assistant at IUPUI (MPAS)
  • Pharmacy at Manchester University (PharmD)
  • Chemistry at Purdue University (PhD)
  • Medical Chemistry at SUNY Buffalo (PhD)
  • MD/PhD at University of Michigan (MD/PhD)
  • Pharmacology at University of Illinois (PhD)