Our program's research and training experience will prepare our graduate students for a future in:

  • The biotech, biomedical, educational, medical, and pharmaceutical fields, as well as other industries with chemical research and development
  • PhD programs or health-related professional programs
  • High school and community college education and teaching

Where Do Students Go After USF?

Select PhD and Health-Related Professional Programs
Boston College
Brown University
Johns Hopkins University
National Chung Hsing University
North Carolina State University
Northwestern University
Purdue University
St. Andrews University, Scotland
Texas A&M University
University of Arizona
University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California Riverside
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Colorado
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
University of Southern California

Select Employers

Bayer Healthcare
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Biosearch Technologies
Clorox Technical Center
Emery Pharma
Evoxe Laboratories
Genencor International
Gilead Sciences
Hexion Inc

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lovelace Biomedical
Medtronic, Merso Labs
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals
Pfanstiehl Inc
Sandia National Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Stanford University
Theravance Biopharma
Thermo Finnigan
Vector Labs Inc,
Zymo Research Corp

Contact Info

Chemistry MS

Herman Nikolayevskiy, Graduate Director

Harney Science Center 353, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 (415) 422-6157 (415) 422-5157