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Do you see yourself developing new drugs? Working in the nuclear science industry or a forensic lab?

Then a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry might be the major for you. The Chemistry program from the College of Science and Mathematics’ Department of Chemistry & Physics prepares students for a variety of career pathways.

A Chemistry degree from Augusta University offers an experience like no other — one that can put your math and science skills to use and get you into a graduate program to solidify the career path you want.

Chemistry is for you if you consider yourself:

Analytical and Strategic

Program Information

Chemistry Program

1201 Goss Lane
Augusta, GA 30912

Science & Mathematics Building

ahill2@augusta.edu

706-737-1541

What You'll Study

Coursework

With several concentrations to choose from, students will supplement a solid chemistry foundation with classes focused on biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, nuclear science, forensic science or professional chemistry.

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

An updated list of external fellowship and scholarship opportunities helps you find those connections that can make a positive difference in your academic or professional career.

The Center for Undergraduate Research helps match students to faculty research, hosts professional development workshops and offers funding assistance twice a year to support faculty-led student research.

On-campus funding to support student research can lead to peer-reviewed publication and grant proposals — things that get you noticed by employers and graduate programs.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

New Home

A new, state-of-the-art building with 22 teaching labs, a tutoring center and a top floor dedicated to research is located on the Health Sciences Campus, maximizing educational and research opportunities.

 

Learning Community

The College of Science and Mathematics’ living learning community helps incoming freshmen thrive during that critical first year of college by offering a supportive network of like-minded students and plenty of engagement opportunities.

 

Tutoring Center

A tutoring center specifically for science and math students is located on the Health Sciences Campus, with similar help also offered at the Academic Success Center on the Summerville Campus.

Your Future

Career Options

Chemists work in a wide range of fields, including archeology, quality assurance and control, the pharmaceutical industry and forensics.

While the earning potential varies by specialization, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that chemists and material scientists have a median income of $79,760 per year.

 

Student holds up test tube in lab

A Calling Like No Other

Why Augusta?

A new building in the heart of the Health Sciences Campus puts Chemistry students in the middle of the university’s research enterprise, maximizing opportunities for internships and mentorships.

A full range of student support services exist to make sure that students have the opportunity to find assistance, advice or mentorship.

As Georgia’s only Health Sciences Center of Excellence, students are on a campus with graduate programs in health care fields for those interested in continuing their academic journey.

Science & Mathematics News

people sitting in front of a building

Goss Lane reopened, drivers should beware increased student traffic

As of Nov. 1, Goss Lane has reopened for vehicle traffic in both directions.

Building

A vision for the future: Augusta University celebrates opening of new Science and Mathematics building

More than 100 guests gathered Sept. 30 on the Health Sciences Campus to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Science and Mathematics building.

construction

Changes to traffic, pedestrian routes near Goss Lane to begin Aug. 20

Vehicle access to the Goss Lane parking deck via Wesley Gilbert Drive and Spellman Street will not be disturbed.

Classroom

Health Sciences Campus grows with addition of College of Science and Mathematics courses

The Health Sciences Campus will be hosting 132 additional classes to go along with the 144 classes already being offered.

An Education Like No Other

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.