Chemistry Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Chemistry Degree

The chemistry degree program at Southern University and A&M College offers students a chance to gain instruction on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the process of chemical change, and theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena. Students who graduate the chemistry degree program can seek a future in jobs or career paths such as forensic science, chemical engineering, biochemistry, environmental law, metallurgy, teaching, pharmaceuticals, petroleum and natural gas industry, oceanography, and more. Get more details below including other Louisiana colleges that offer chemistry degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Chemistry Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree0

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female4

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black10

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Chemistry program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.51
    • Average Annual Salary: $84260

Chemists

Description

Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chemists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 130
    • Average Hourly Rate: $35.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $74710

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Chemistry Programs in Louisiana

Chemistry programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 60 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Louisiana College

Pineville, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

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14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261