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Chemistry, Minor

The minor in Chemistry includes a strong foundation in chemical principles and provides opportunities for advanced study that can be customized to address a student’s particular interests or support career goals, such as chemistry-related employment or admission into pre-professional programs.

What Can I Do with this Minor?

This minor provides the recipients with a competitive advantage when applying to professional programs. Admission committees for medical or pharmacy schools highly value the rigor in the chemistry subjects, especially those in organic chemistry and biochemistry. Career opportunities after obtaining this minor include:

  • Basic science research
  • Dental school
  • Laboratory manager
  • Laboratory technician
  • Medical school
  • Optometry school
  • Pharmacy school
  • Physical therapy school
  • Physician assistant school
  • Podiatry school
  • Veterinarian school

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Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours

Program Overview

The Chemistry minor provides students with flexibility in selecting their courses based upon their interest and career goals. It may include advanced course work in biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical, or analytical chemistry. A minor in Chemistry is particularly useful for biology and related science majors.

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