Graduate School Options for Chemistry Majors

As a UMaine Chemistry major, you have an advantage when applying to attend graduate school at UMaine. Not only will your application process be streamlined, you can start taking graduate classes in your Junior year, thanks to the UMaine Double Up Program!

Double Up Options

Maine MBA – This condensed one-year program provide students with essential business knowledge in accounting, finance, marketing, and management, as well as to advance skills in leadership, critical thinking and analysis, and global engagement. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.20 GPA required.

MS Spatial Informatics – This online program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. Students build on foundations in computer science, mathematics, physics, geography, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, engineering and related fields to study spatio-temporal phenomena and design intelligent spatial information systems. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.

MS Information Systems – This online or live program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. It focuses on technical, managerial and policy issues associated with constructing and managing computer-based information systems for modern organizations. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.

Traditional Postbaccalaureate Options

MS Chemistry – The UMaine Chemistry program houses specialized research in the areas of Alternative Energy, Chemical Biology, Chemical Education, Green Chemistry, Nanoscience and Materials Chemistry, and Chemical Theory.

MS Teaching – This content-rich, research-based Master’s program for secondary science and mathematics teachers is offered in conjunction with The Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center). This program is designed for recent graduates who have majored in mathematics, science, or engineering and are interested in pursuing a career in teaching.

MS Chemical Engineering – Chemical Engineers are concerned primarily with the design, operation, and management of processing systems to alter and upgrade raw materials into products that are more useful to society and therefore more valuable. In the design and operation of such facilities two competing concerns are generally paramount: the need to minimize both costs and environmental impact. The UMaine program provides a unique background for solving problems, especially those involving physical, chemical and/or biological changes in materials.