Graduate Program

Graduate Degrees Offered

student in a lab coat looks through a microscopeThe Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers the following graduate programs:

These rigorous programs balance research- and knowledge-focused coursework to prepare our graduates for careers in industry and academia.


Regardless of the degree program or area of specialization, graduate students begin with lecture courses that build necessary competence in their chosen area. Students then focus on research projects under the direction of their research advisors, leading to the writing of a thesis or dissertation.

More Information

Detailed information about the master’s and doctoral programs can be found in the Graduate Student Handbook and the UA Graduate Catalog.