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Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science

Why Study Chemistry and Environmental Science at NJIT?


The chemistry program's solid grounding in the sciences, mathematics and engineering, along with lab skills, allow you to apply theory to practical areas of chemistry.  NJIT has particular strengths in analytical, medical and environmental chemistry.  You can conduct research with faculty mentors with expertise in such areas as energy, pharmaceuticals, materials and environmental chemistry. 

Through the environmental science program, you'll build a well-rounded background in environmental science, drawing on  chemistry, geology and biological sciences.  You'll also learn to use computer modeling, data analysis, digital mapping and more--skills that will put you ahead in the job market--to solve environmental challenges.  You can choose specializations in sustainable earth, biocomplexity, environmental policy studies and chemistry of the environment.

Continue your studies at CSLA with an MS in applied chemistry, a PhD in chemistry, an MS or PhD in environmental science, or an MS in environmental policy studies.