Professions for Chemistry, Bachelor of Science

As a Chemistry major, you will analyze chemical reactions to determine the properties of matter.

Chemists are involved in a broad range of activities. You might make new compounds for various purposes such as medicines or plastics. Or organize, write, and edit chemical information. Some manage large organizations, while others spend their time studying the chemical world in which we live.

Representative job titles and areas of specialization:

  • Air Pollution Specialist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Art Preservationist
  • Biochemist
  • Bio-Organic Chemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Librarian
  • Chemical Market Researcher
  • Chemical Oceanographer
  • Chemical Physicist
  • Chemist
  • Clinical Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Education – Teacher/Instructor/Professor
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Forensics – Criminologist
  • Geochemist
  • Hormonal Chemist
  • Immunochemist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Information Science – Writer/Editor/Reporter
  • Materials Science
  • Molecular Chemist
  • Museum Curator
  • National Products Chemist
  • Nuclear Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Paper Chemist
  • Patent Attorney
  • Photo Chemist
  • Physical Chemist
  • Physician
  • Polymer Chemist
  • Production Chemist
  • Process Chemist
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Radiation Chemist
  • Solid State Chemist
  • Structural Analysis
  • Industrial Chemist
  • Surface Chemist
  • Technical Salesperson
  • Theoretical Chemist
  • Toxicologist