What does it cost?

Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

Full-time students can complete the program in five years.

Where can I take classes?
Atlanta Campus

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Atlanta Campus

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Students can enter the program in fall, spring or summer.

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Chemistry, B.S./M.S.

The Chemistry Department offers a combined bachelor of science and master of science degree in chemistry, allowing students to save a year of time and tuition compared to pursuing the degrees separately.

The dual-degree opportunity enables qualified students to enroll in graduate courses late in their undergraduate program and count the coursework toward both the bachelor’s and master’s programs.

Students must be formally accepted into the dual-degree program by the department and College of Arts and Sciences to be able to take graduate courses as an undergraduate. Students must fulfill regular graduate admissions requirements and apply for the master’s program following college processes.

Program Details

Incoming bachelor’s students will apply through Undergraduate Admissions. After acceptance to Georgia State, students interested in a dual-degree program should discuss the requirements for eligibility with the dual-degree program coordinator at the start of their sophomore year.

If you’re a senior in high school or if you graduated from high school within the last two years, you’ll apply to begin your bachelor’s degree program using Georgia State’s Common Application.

Find out more about applying.

International students: International applicants are those students who are in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (B-1, H-1, J-1, etc.), students who are living outside the U.S. and who will require an F-1 visa to study in the United States, students who are in the process of applying for Permanent Residency status, but have not yet received the Permanent Residency card or students who have been educated outside the U.S.

Learn more about the application process.

Transfer students: If you’re already in college but need a change, transferring to Georgia State can provide you with the opportunities you need to succeed — in school and after graduation.

Learn more about transferring to Georgia State.


Dual-Degree Program Eligibility

The Dual B.S./M.S. Program in Chemistry is available to undergraduate chemistry majors who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Students may apply at any time once they have taken between 30-80 credit hours.

Email CASDualDegree@gsu.edu to discuss eligibility with the coordinator of the dual-degree program, Ms. Rene Mondy. If eligible, you'll be provided the dual-degree program electronic application to fill out. Decisions are typically emailed within 10 business days.

Students accepted into dual undergraduate/graduate programs must work with the program graduate director each term to develop a plan for taking graduate courses during their senior year (or earlier for specific programs) while still completing their final semesters of bachelor’s work.

Acceptance into the dual-degree program does not constitute admission to the graduate degree program. Admission to the graduate program occurs in the senior year of undergraduate study and is contingent upon 1) successful completion of the bachelor’s degree, 2) performance in the graduate-level courses taken during the bachelor’s degree, and 3) meeting the other admission requirements of the specific program.

Dual Degree enrollment provides a range of benefits including the waiving of the GRE requirement and a graduate admission application fee when applying to the graduate program. Click here for more general information about the program.

Chemistry students may apply for theDual B.S./M.S. Program at any time once they have taken between 30-80 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Chemistry majors should plan to take CHEM 1211K during their first term at Georgia State. For more details about course offerings, see the course catalog.

  • Students completing graduate coursework while an undergraduate will pay the undergraduate tuition rate.
  • Dual-degree students accepted into the M.S. program may receive Graduate Assistantships which come with tuition waivers for graduate program enrollment.
  • The M.S. application fee is waived.
  • Up to 12 credit hours can count toward completion of both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry (double credits).

For general tuition information, check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

Students who complete the B.S./M.S. program will become well-trained professionals who possess a high level of proficiency in modern chemical techniques and knowledge of modern chemical problems.

How to Register for Graduate Courses for Dual-Degree Program Students

  • Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your graduation plans and to review your reminding degree requirements. Click here for information about how to make an appointment with them.
  • Meet with your dual degree faculty coordinator or his/her designee to discuss your progression in the dual degree program and graduate course enrollment options. View available course offerings.
  • If you plan to take a graduate course in the next upcoming term, fill out the Graduate Course Approval Form and email it to Rene Mondy.
  • Register for the graduate course once you receive an email confirming your authorization. Review your academic evaluation to see where the graduate course counts. If you have questions about where your graduate course is counting on your academic evaluation, email your concerns to Rene Mondy.

Description

Careers

Our program prepares graduates to pursue careers in varying fields, including those in academics, research, government and private organizations.

Contacts

Department of Chemistry
Petit Science Center
100 Piedmont Ave.
Room 380
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Undergraduate Co-Directors

Jeremiah Harden
Senior Lecturer
 jharden@gsu.edu

Joan Mutanyatta-Comar
Principal Senior Lecturer
jmutanyattacomar@gsu.edu

25 Park Pl NE #2500
Atlanta, GA 30303

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