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Ph.D. in Chemistry Overview

UMass Lowell's Ph.D. in Chemistry program provides students with a background in advanced coursework and chemical laboratory techniques that will prepare them to carry out, under the guidance of experienced scientists, an original, independent investigation that will lead to an acceptable contribution to the body of contemporary knowledge. 

Focus your degree with one of the following specializations/options: 

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Science
  • Sustainability

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  • The Chemistry Department strives to provide full financial support for all admitted Ph.D. students. The first two years are typically funded through Teaching Assistantships (TA) plus summer research support, while funding for subsequent years are through Research Assistantships (RA). 

    Learn more about Tuition & Aid for Graduate Programs at UMass Lowell.

  • For information about the application process and requirements, please visit Sciences Admission Requirements.

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Contact Us

For program questions or to connect with our current students, please contact:
Kwok-Fan Chow
Graduate Coordinator
Associate Professor
Phone: 978-934-4022