As a chemistry major at Merrimack College, you’ll explore the scientific field that helps us understand how our world works and learn the fundamental theories and laboratory skills you need to excel in today’s fast-paced scientific world. Through your coursework in chemistry, biology, math and physics, you’ll have the opportunity to work on research projects as varied as the detection of trace antibiotics in natural water and the development of microwave methods for organic synthesis.

A Merrimack chemistry degree will give you a strong foundation for success in a variety of careers and in graduate school. Many of our majors go on to graduate or professional school in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine and dentistry, while others enter the workforce, where they are well positioned to compete in today’s job market. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.