Chemistry Degree at Georgia State University

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Chemistry Degree

The chemistry degree program at Georgia State University 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 Georgia 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. Georgia State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree59
Master's Degree28
Doctorate Degree15

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male51
Female51

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian21
Black25
Hispanic3
White24
Multiple Races3
Non Resident Alien24
Unknown2

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 Georgia State University, 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

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 850
    • Average Hourly Rate: $49.77
    • Average Annual Salary: $103520

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

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 870
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.79
    • Average Annual Salary: $76520

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 Georgia

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,...)

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (C,B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 84 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemistry (B,M,D)

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

Shorter University

Rome, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemistry (B)

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