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Chemistry and Biochemistry

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemistry. The Department is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the chemists' organization which sets professional and educational standards for chemists in the United States of America, to certify graduates who have completed an ACS-approved set of courses. Approval by the American Chemical Society demonstrates that this department maintains an undergraduate program capable of developing chemists and chemistry graduates who are prepared with a thorough training in the fundamentals of chemistry and their applications to modern life.

Degree Programs Offered

Bachelor's Degrees


Master's Degrees


Contact Us

North Carolina Central University
3202 Mary M. Townes Science Complex
Durham, NC, 27707
(919) 530-6462 (office) (919) 530-5135 (fax)

*Students participating in the non-thesis M.S. program will not receive stipend or tuition support from the department.

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