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M.S. Program

UW Chemistry

UW Chemistry Master of Science Degree


Domestic Applicants:

GPA: 3.0 GRE: 291

Review of application starts

January 16 for Fall Semester

November 15 for Spring Semester


International Applicants:

GPA: 3.0  GRE: 291


IELTS: 6.5

Review of application starts

January 16 for Fall Semester

November 15 for Spring Semester




University of Wyoming Chemistry graduate programs, Master of ScienceThe University of Wyoming's Chemistry Department offers graduate degrees for students who desire to expand their knowledge beyond the 4 year Bachelor level.  The Master's Degree introduces students to the critical thinking necessary to work independently in industrial settings and prepares you for a professional career.

We also provide training on out-of-the-classroom skills such as presentation skills, teaching skills, and professional development.


Committee Requirements

The M.S. committee consists of the student's major professor and two other members. The M.S. Committee is responsible for advising the candidate concerning course work and research. The M.S. Committee is also responsible for the final examination of the candidate. In addition to a thesis, the M.S. candidate is also required to present a departmental seminar on the thesis topic.


A student must take one three-hour course in each of three of the four areas (inorganic, analytical, organic, and physical), excluding special topics and research courses. These courses must be graduate courses, 5000 and above. A student may also take nine credits of any combination of CHEM 5190, 5290, 5390, 5590, or 5790. One departmental seminar is required on the thesis research.

Transferring to a Ph.D.

A student in a M.S. program who is in good standing with a grade point average equal to a B or greater may petition to transfer into the Ph.D. program upon approval of his/her M.S. committee and recommendation of the Graduate Committee.



Contact Graduate Program at , 307-766-4363 or Physical Sciences Building Rm 403.

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