Planning for Graduate Education in Chemistry

Preparing for Graduate School

  • Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry
    Get on the path to graduate school through this comprehensive guide, designed to help you make decisions as you consider graduate-level work in chemistry or related disciplines.
  • Preparing Graduate School Application Essays
    Follow this advice for writing a compelling essay or statement.
  • Taking the GRE
    Obtain details about the major graduate admissions tests, including practice questions and registration details.
  • Succeeding in Graduate School
    Get advice on choosing an advisor/mentor, developing essential skills, writing your dissertation, and more.
  • ACS Directory of Graduate Research
    Find the most comprehensive listings on chemical research and researchers at universities in the U.S. and Canada, including statistics on institutions and biographical information on faculty.
  • Science Master’s Education Clearinghouse
    Searching for a chemistry master's degree program? The Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology offers a searchable database to help you find the master's program that best fits your needs.
  • Professional Science Master's Programs
    Find programs designed to provide advanced training and help develop workplace skills.

Learn tips and strategies from faculty and grad students, prepare for challenges, and tap into ACS resources!