Chemistry Department


Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Millersville University. Our American Chemical Society approved programs of study offer students the opportunity for a basic and comprehensive study in the field of chemistry.

Students benefit from a common core of courses that provide basic theory and skills vital for all degree programs leading to the bachelor’s degree in chemistry. The recommended course sequence during the first year is identical for all programs and differs only slightly through the junior year; thus any change in career emphasis in chemistry need not delay graduation.

All chemistry lectures, recitations and laboratories are taught by eleven experienced faculty, all of whom hold Ph.D. degrees. Chemistry majors are each assigned an advisor within the department who advises them on course work, research projects, graduate school selection and careers. The department's well-equipped laboratories give our students ‘hands-on’ training in the application and use of our equipment.

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Chemistry Placement (CPT) Test

The Chemistry Placement Test IS scheduled for:

  • Tuesday November 19, 2019 at 12:15pm in Caputo 212
  • If you are a Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences, Physics, MDLV major, OR a PREMED in another major, you must take the Chemistry Placement Test prior to the start of your first semester at Millersville University.  The only students who are exempt from this exam are those who received AP/IB credit for CHEM 111 or who have received college transfer credit for a university approved equivalent CHEM 111 course.
  • If your major requires CHEM 111 or if you plan to take CHEM 111, you must take the Chemistry Placement Test.
  • Students are encouraged to take the placement test two semesters prior to enrolling in their first CHEM course.    

For more information, please contact the Department of Chemistry at 717-871-4297.

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