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PhD Program in Chemistry

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

The PhD program in chemistry is designed for students who have earned a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in chemistry or related areas and who wish to earn a doctorate in chemistry. Research spans a wide range of multidisciplinary fields, with strengths in clean energy, polymers, materials, medicinal chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and chemical biology. Our research programs draw from a strong foundation in analytical, organic, physical, and biological chemistry in a collaborative and diverse environment. Our student-focused approach to mentoring, a strong graduate student association, and faculty deeply rooted both in academics and industry provide a flexible platform for student development toward a large diversity of career paths. The program includes opportunities for internships and leadership development. The program generally includes 4 semesters of course work, laboratory rotations, coursework in research ethics and chemical safety, and annual committee meetings after students begin full-time research. Students in good standing receive a stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Priority deadline for completed applications: December 1 Rolling admissions until March 15

Application Deadline: 3/15/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Northeastern University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computational Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering

Analytical Chemistry
Biochemical Engineering
Computational Chemistry
Electrochemical Science & Engineering
Inorganic Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)
U.S. Dept. of Defense
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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