Committee on Professional Training

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


Upcoming Events

  • CPT Open Meeting
    We invite you to attend the CPT open meeting at the 255th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm on Sunday, March 18, in the Patrons Ballroom III at the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel.
  • CPT Symposium at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education
    Please join us at the CPT Symposium entitled "Updating the American Chemical Society's Guidelines for Programs that Offer the Bachelor's Degree" at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education on the beautiful campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, from July 29 through August 2.

News & Announcements

  • CPT Symposium
    The Role of Research Experiences in the ACS-Certified Degree (speakers' slides provided)


ACS Guidelines for Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Contact Us


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