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Chemistry, MS


Our graduates pursue careers in biotech, biomedical, educational, medical, and pharmaceutical fields, as well as industries with chemical research and development. Some also pursue further study in PhD programs and even teaching.

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Matthew Foronda MS '20

USF gave me the opportunity to teach undergraduate students for a general chemistry lab and even a few lectures ... Those teaching experiences helped boost my confidence, prompting me to teach for two years with Teach for America."

Matthew Foronda MS '20

Where Do Students Go After USF?

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Select Employers

  • Amgen
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  • Emery Pharma
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  • Genentech
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  • Medtronic
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  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Stanford University
  • Theravance Biopharma
  • Thermo Finnigan
  • Vector Labs Inc
  • Zymo Research Corp