Chemistry Department Graduate Education

Student Group. The department has offered the M.S. degree since 1961 and the Ph.D. since 1980. The Department has awarded 26 Ph.D.s and 12 MS degrees in the last 5 years.

Three recent Ph.D. graduates have won national postdoctoral fellowships, (National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association and Merck-UNCF Postdoctoral Fellowships).


Graduates In Industry

In the last five years graduates have obtained industrial positions at companies such as:

  • Bayer Pharmaceuticals,
  • BASF Chemicals,
  • Icagen,
  • Leeman Laboratories,
  • Magellan Laboratories,
  • Micelle Technologies,
  • Millipore Corporation,
  • Schweizerhall Pharmaceuticals,
  • Spectro Analytical Instruments,
  • Perkin Elmer Corporation,
  • Research Triangle Institute.
Graduates In Postdoctoral and Faculty Positions

Recent Ph.D graduates have gone on to postdoctoral positions at:

  • Virginia,
  • Yale,
  • Virginia Tech,
  • Emory,
  • Minnesota,
  • University of Illinois-Chicago,
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
  • National Cancer Institute,
  • USDA,
  • Mayo Clinic,
  • Research Triangle Institute
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Cleveland Clinic

and hold academic positions at:

  • University of Georgia,
  • Mercer University,
  • Winthrop University,
  • Western Carolina University,
  • Gardner Webb College,
  • Keane College
  • Appalachian State University
  • Covenant College


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