The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has an outstanding reputation throughout the region for producing some of the best-prepared students to enter the medical field, graduate programs, or the work force. The Master of Science degree in Chemistry is a rigorous, thesis-based curriculum that requires substantial original research under the mentorship of one of the department’s research faculty.
Dr. Michael Callahan
Science Building, Room 312
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1510
Teaching assistantships (TAs) and graduate research assistantships (GAs) are available to support graduate students. Students interested in being considered for TA-ships or GA-ships should contact the department at the time of application.
- Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
- Hold a baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office.
- A letter of application describing your background, academic interests, career goals, and how the program will help you achieve these goals.
- Official GRE scores.
- Two letters of recommendation from academic faculty or recent employers.