Graduate Degree Programs

The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science offers the following M.S. and Ph.D. programs:

M.S. Chemistry

This program's solid grounding in the sciences, mathematics and engineering, along with lab skills, allow you to apply theory to practical areas of chemistry.

Students who needs advisement should contact:

Dr. Kevin Belfield

207 Cullimore Hall 2nd floor

973.596.3677

belfield@njit.edu


M.S. Environmental Science

By learning to analyze the air, water, soil and other factors, you can protect people, animals, plants and the environment. You might clean up a body of water, restore contaminated land, investigate the depletion of the ozone layer or study flood control.

Students who needs advisement should contact:

Dr. Somenath Mitra

112 Life Science building, 1st floor

973.596.5611

mitra@njit.edu


M.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The pharmaceutical industry is a major employer of chemists, employing over 20% of graduates with BS, MS, and PhD’s in chemistry.  Pharmaceutical companies need employees with strong skills in modern chemical techniques, as well as a good understanding of issues such as drug action, drug design, and drug development.

M.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Biotechnology Option

NJIT is uniquely situated among the greatest concentration of biotechnology and pharmaceutical activities in the world, with over 400 private and public biopharmaceutical companies thriving around the NJ Area. Opportunity is right outside our door.

Students who needs advisement should contact:

Dr. Kevin Belfield

207 Cullimore Hall 2nd floor

973.596.3677

belfield@njit.edu


Ph.D. Chemistry

The grounding in scientific research methodology provided by the dissertation requirement is a central focus of the PhD program. One of the primary means of education and training in the PhD program is achieved through successful completion of an original research project in close mentorship by their research adviser and the presentation and defense of the PhD dissertation.

Students who needs advisement should contact.

Dr. Edgardo Farinas

386 Tiernan Hall 3rd floor

973.642.7363

edgardo@njit.edu


Ph.D. Environmental Science

The Ph.D. in Environmental Science is an advanced interdisciplinary research-oriented program intended for students interested in developing a scientific understanding of the environment as well as its management. The research component is highly focused on the specific environment-related problem(s).

Dr. Somenath Mitra

112 Life Science building, 1st floor

973.596.5611

mitra@njit.edu

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