About CPT

Our Mission

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

Our Goals

  • Conduct and enhance an approval procedure for bachelor’s degree programs in chemistry
  • Promote effective practices and innovations in chemistry education
  • Promote broad participation in chemistry to enrich the profession with the talents of a diverse group of individuals

Our Membership

CPT members are selected to maintain balanced representation of the subdisciplines of chemistry, liberal arts colleges, research universities, the chemical industry, and if possible, a broad geographic distribution.