Careers in Chemistry

With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or Chemistry and Biology, students are prepared to pursue an advanced degree and/or a career in any of the following fields:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Business
  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Biotech Research
  • Materials Science
  • Medical Research
  • Chemical Research
  • Science Journalism
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Science

Discover the many career options for Chemistry majors on the American Chemical Society’s College to Career site. This site highlights over 50 career fields in five general categories: Industry, Government, Academia, Nonprofit Organizations, and Entrepreneurship. Read profiles of chemists in these different fields and learn about career opportunities and career paths, salaries, required educational background and technical skills, and future employment trends.