Chemistry

Whether your college graduation goal is to enter the workforce or pursue an advanced degree, our chemistry degree will provide an excellent foundation.
Undergraduate research is required as a part of your degree. Our graduates are prepared to enter the professional field or graduate school. You can complete your research on campus or through internships.
American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Student Rachel Claus with Jeff Jenson Ph.D presenting their research at the 2018 National ACS meeting in New Orleans
ACS National Meeting and Expo
National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Senior Wendy Lin, winner of the UF Goal Getter Grant, will be presenting her research on molecular-based electronics at the NCUR annual meeting
NCUR 2018
National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Job Outlook

Potential Careers

Chemical education: $50,000 - $60,0000
Chemical sales and marketing: $50,000 - $60,000
Forensic chemistry: $50,000 - $60,000
Hazardous waste management: $50,000 - $60,000
Environmental chemistry: $60,000 - $70,000
Food and flavor chemistry: $60,000 - $70,000
Science writing: $60,000 - $70,000
Analytical chemistry: $70,000 - $80,0000

Companies our students have had internships with:

National Laboratory for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Our grads have been offered jobs with:

Campbell Soup Company
Intertek - Detroit Automotive Labs
Charles River Laboratories