Master of Science in Chemistry

Program Director: Dr. Dwight Patterson
Davis Science Building, 209
615 904-8252
Graduate Analyst: Anita Hermes

The Department of Chemistry offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Chemistry and also a minor in Chemistry at the graduate level.

As a candidate of the Master of Science in Chemistry program, a you will develop the ability to do research--to learn to analyze applied and basic problems that society faces today. The mechanism to achieve this goal is thesis research in which you, as a graduate student, work in close association with a graduate faculty member on a research project of interest to both of you.

Graduates from the Chemistry program have enjoyed successful careers with employer's such as the Tennessee Department of Health, Eli Lilly Inc., Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge.

Learn more about the Master of Science degree in Chemistry by contacting the Chemistry Department.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Master of Science in Chemistry program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)
  • Official Test Scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)



Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466