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The Department of Chemistry
at Pittsburg State University

The Only American Chemical Society Approved Department
Within 90 Miles of Pittsburg

The Department of Chemistry offers two degree programs: Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry

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Chemistry Program

A Chemistry degree from PSU opens up endless career possibilities in a variety of areas. The Department of Chemistry offers eight different Bachelor of Science Degrees, two Master of Science Degrees, and two Minors.


Polymer Chemistry Program

Just as industry must continuously evolve to meet a changing marketplace, so too must the field of higher education. Pittsburg State University is doing just this with the creation of its new academic program in Polymer Chemistry. This program would allow students to earn both a Bachelor and Master of Science degree.

The Polymer Chemistry degree program at Pittsburg State University is the only one offered in the region. The Kansas legislature and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback are supporting the initiative that has the potential to make PSU a center for excellence in polymer science education, research and economic development.

Chemistry News

Researchers at Pittsburg State University have developed a process that may one day make a night out at your favorite restaurant, a trip to the grocery store or turning on the tap in a developing nation a much safer experience.  continue reading>>


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Contact Information

Chemistry Department
101 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS
66762-7514
Phone: 620-235-4748

Fax: 620-235-4003
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