We provide a program that’s flexible enough to meet your specific interests. Through research and co-op opportunities, you’ll put your classroom knowledge into practice to prepare for a wide range of careers.
We encourage you to excel in your graduate studies, to develop and enhance your scientific passion, and to contribute to the scientific community at large.
Ayusman Sen, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named the Verne M. Willaman Professor of Chemistry.
By the time undergraduate students reach Penn State, many have already experienced the educational “a-ha moment” that will determine the course of their college experience. These early experiences are crucial, which is why Professor of Chemistry Scott Showalter recently traveled to Telluride,Colorado to lead a day camp for students interested in STEM fields.
We eliminate barriers, creating a dynamic research environment that combines specialities to help address pressing challenges.
The department’s cutting-edge research facilities offer faculty and students powerful tools for innovation.
Our interdisciplinary institutes and centers strengthen our research offering across the university, while providing meaningful training opportunities for graduate students.
Our faculty are dedicated educators and researchers who are recognized leaders in their fields.