Prospective Students

Chemistry Program Highlights

  • Our department is among the largest in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and in the Philadelphia region
  • All courses, including laboratories, are taught by faculty
  • All permanent faculty have a doctoral degree and excel at teaching
  • Research is undertaken as an essential extension of teaching
  • Students have coauthored several research publications with their faculty mentors

Our graduates have an enviable record of placement in chemistry-related fields or in graduate or professional school at the time of graduation. WCU chemists have been successful in a variety of companies including:

  • Chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Scientific instrumentation
  • Environmental
  • and many others.

In addition, many of our students have progressed to doctoral programs in chemistry at prestigious graduate schools, such as Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of California San Diego, University of Washington, and Yale University.

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