Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program

Chemistry MS

About the Chemistry MS Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degree at Loyola

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s programs allow full-time students to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree in just five years. Learn more about the Chemistry MS Master's degree and eligible undergraduate Bachelor's degrees below.

Chemistry MS Graduate Program

Enhance your scientific skills in areas such as research, data collection, and problem-solving so you can expand your professional opportunities in chemistry research and more careers. Through this program, you will experience the same academic rigor and access to the state-of-the-art instrumentation as PhD students. You will also have opportunities to develop professional relationships and engage in leading-edge research.

Eligible Undergraduate Programs

  • Chemistry BS
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Visit our Chemistry MS webpage for information about Career Opportunities, Results & Skills, and more.


Curriculum and Program Outcomes

Loyola’s extensive course catalog will always house the latest Chemistry MS Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's program course information, including degree requirements, course descriptions, prerequisite requirements, available concentrations, and more.

Additionally, this resource will provide learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

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Step By Step: Chart Your Accelerated Degree Path

  1. Explore options in undergraduate years one and two. Connect with your academic and career advisors and chart a two-year schedule to establish the best path toward your degrees.

  2. Apply in undergraduate year three. Students applying to an Accelerated Bachelors/Masters program will experience a slightly different application process. Please review the application requirements below for process information and required supporting materials. Loyola students do not need to submit official transcripts. Start your application here.

  3. Begin graduate course work. In undergraduate year four, you will take both undergraduate and graduate courses and complete your bachelor's degree.

  4. Complete your graduate course work in year five. Graduate with your master's degree.

Please note that transfer students may have a slightly different timeline. Transfer students who are juniors may apply at the end of their second semester.

Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the Chemistry BS/Chemistry MS are listed below. Please keep in mind that both the application and the required materials must be submitted by the specified deadline.

Undergraduate students should apply during the Spring semester of their junior year.

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the Chemistry BS/Chemistry MS include:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

  • 3.3 Minimum GPA

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Writing Sample

Please note that this program has a required 3.3 chemistry GPA in at least 7 lecture courses (plus labs) and at least 3 courses at the 300 level chemistry lecture courses.

Course Requirements

Please view the Chemistry BS/Chemistry MS Academic Catalog page for important curriculum information, including recommended course sequencing.

Statement of Purpose Details

Please write a brief statement describing your academic and research interests as well as your professional goals.

Start Your Application

Applying online to the accelerated program is a swift, uncomplicated, and cost-free process. After submission, you can proceed to send and upload any additional requirements.