Undergraduate Program

Chemistry students at Howard University engage in quality curricula and cutting edge research.

The Bachelor of Science degree program at Howard University prepares students for a variety of career choices after graduation through our ACS Certified Program.  Our program encourages undergraduates to explore all aspects of the chemical sciences including Inorganic, Physical, Biochemistry, Analytical, and Organic.  We have a student-focused approach which strongly encourages students to engage with faculty in interdisciplinary research. 

The department provides support for students to achieve their academic and professional goals.  Our enrollment averages 100 undergraduate chemistry majors, which allows a low faculty-to-student ratio.  Our innovative support coupled with student centered interdisciplinary research experiences has led to graduates finding successful careers as chemists, educators, and medical professionals. 


Our graduates have gone on to find successful careers in medicine, pharmacy, education, and industry.  For more information about where our graduates have continued their careers please follow the link below.

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