The chemistry research experience and training provided by USF's graduate program prepares our graduate students well for a future in the following areas:
- Professional research positions in the biotech, biomedical, educational, medical, and pharmaceutical fields, as well as other industries with chemical research and development.
- Further studies in a Ph.D. program or medical school.
- Teaching positions at the high school and community college levels.
Where Do Students Go After USF?
Ph.D. programs entered by USF chemistry students:
Florida State University
Johns Hopkins University
North Carolina State University
St. Andrews University, Scotland
Texas A&M University
University of Arizona
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Colorado
University of Maryland
University of Pennsylvania
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Dallas
Professional positions recently obtained by USF graduates at:
CeleraChemical Waste Management
Clorox Technical Center
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Sandia National Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Stanford University
As the above lists indicate, USF Master's students find ready acceptance both in a variety of chemical industries and in high-quality Ph.D. programs nationwide.
Students interested in learning more about career paths in chemistry may wish to visit any of the following websites: