The Department of Chemistry offers a challenging and modern course of study in a supportive learning environment Students may earn an American Chemical Society-certified chemistry degree. Other options include a chemistry major for teacher certification and a biochemistry major.

Explore Career Opportunities in Chemistry

The department plays a central role in helping graduates find satisfying, appropriate employment through personal referrals and shared openings. Personal letters of recommendation are also available from faculty familiar with the student’s performance record. About 35 percent of UW-Stevens Point chemistry and biochemistry graduates go on to graduate or professional schools.

Get Involved on Campus

The department supports the local chapter of the American Chemical Society-Student Affiliate. ACS-SA is a student-run organization that promotes interest in chemistry and science in general

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

The Department of Chemistry has a variety of interesting research projects for students to choose from. Projects are available in the areas of nanotechnology, polymer chemistry, organic and inorganic synthesis, analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and molecular biology.

Meet your Chemistry Professors

Our chemistry courses, including laboratories, are taught by 16 Ph.D.-trained chemists who excel as instructors and mentors. Our faculty’s expertise encompasses every sub-discipline of chemistry. Meet your professors!

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