Explore and experiment. Innovate and invent.
Pfeiffer University prepares chemistry graduates for careers that advance the world of science and connect its discoveries to human society.
The Pfeiffer chemistry program builds upon a strong liberal arts foundation. Chemistry students make a minimum investment of 59 semester hours, including courses in general chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry. Experience excellent mentoring and hands-on learning in state-of-the-art laboratories.
Chemistry majors are engage in hands-on experiential learning in research labs with faculty mentors as early as their freshman year.
In addition to on-campus research, students often participate in other engaging experiences such as a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU programs), internships and opportunities to present their work at local, regional, and national meetings.
Chemistry majors interested in joining the workforce immediately after graduation may pursue careers such as:
- Chemical technician
- Quality control chemist
- Research specialist
Those who want to go on to master’s or doctoral work may pursue:
- Veterinary medicine