Environmental Chemistry

Degree: B.S.

Develop the expertise to make a difference in issues of social, economic and political importance through Millersville University's Environmental Chemistry program.

Why Study This Program?

Explore issues of social, economic and political importance through the interdisciplinary Environmental Chemistry program. Millersville University is one of the few universities in Pennsylvania that awards an American Chemistry Society (ACS) approved Bachelor of Science degree with an option in Environmental Chemistry.

This program, a concentration within the Chemistry major, incorporates all the scientific areas but focuses on green chemistry and sustainability. You will prepare for graduate training or professional work in chemistry under the instruction of faculty members who are active researchers and reflect the diversity of expertise across chemical disciplines.

Graduates of MU's Environmental Chemistry program receive a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Chemistry with an option in Environmental Chemistry. A minor in this field is also available.

What Will You Learn?

Students enrolled in Millersville University's Environmental Chemistry program take a mixture of courses focused on organic and inorganic chemistry, and the physical, analytical and environmental aspects of this field. In addition to course requirements, you can gain practical experience through industrial and government internship programs related to environmental analysis, engineering and regulation. 

Students are also required to take 12 credits worth of calculus courses and 10 credits worth of physics courses. Students are granted full use of the chemistry department's eight fully-equipped instructional labs.