Committee on Professional Training

The Committee on Professional Training promotes excellence in postsecondary chemistry education and provides leadership to the ACS in the professional training of chemists.


ACS Guidelines Revision
CPT is developing the next revision of the Guidelines, which will be adopted in 2014. Over the coming months, a series of open meetings will focus on topics related to the revisions as we aim to be responsive to all issues of importance to the community. We welcome your comments and suggestions at

Upcoming Events
  • CPT Open Meeting: CPT will hold an open meeting at the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, California on Sunday, August 10th.  The time and location have not been determined yet.  Please check back later for details.

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ACS Approval Program

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CPT News

The Committee

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Office of Professional Training
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036