Ashland University - Ashland, OH

  • BS

Would you like to synthesize new compounds to help deliver medicines directly to where they are needed in the body? Or track chemical pollutants in the environment with sophisticated instrumentation? Small classes, outstanding facilities and instrumentation, and faculty interested in your success will give you an edge in preparing for a career in science. You will have the opportunity to work side by side with faculty on research projects. Why Study Chemistry at Ashland University? HANDS-ON TRAINING WITH ADVANCED INSTRUMENTATION Advanced analytical techniques such as gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, atomic absorption, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy are an important part of the practice of modern chemistry. Our labs are well-equipped with the modern instrumentation that today's chemists use, and you will have the opportunity to use this equipment beginning your freshman year. OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH Many of our students undertake research with their professors, co-publish their findings and present them at scientific meetings. Research by undergraduates in our department has identified problems with cadmium contamination of childrenÕs jewelry and has resulted in several recalls as well as legislation to restrict cadmium use. OUR GRADUATES ARE SUCCESSFUL Ashland graduates have secured positions with companies such as Proctor and Gamble, Sherwin Williams, and Ashland Chemical Company, as well as graduate programs in Chemistry and Medical and Professional schools. Access more information about job opportunities for chemists. QUALITY FACULTY All of our faculty members have Ph.D.s and are well respected scientists who are dedicated to working with students. You will have the opportunity to get to know them well as you work with them as the mentor you in the classroom and laboratory and on research projects. Several have been received awards for their teaching, as well as grants from public and private foundations to support their research.

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