Chemistry

Chemistry prepares you for success in many science-related occupations. You can use your chemistry or biochemistry major to pursue professional study in clinical chemistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, dentistry, or pharmacy. You may also pursue graduate study in areas such as analytical environmental chemistry, patent law, or forensic law. A number of Wartburg chemistry majors have gone on to careers in medicine.

Students majoring in chemistry have the opportunity to complete internships in industrial or university laboratories. Or, students may choose to conduct undergraduate research with Wartburg faculty members.

A chemistry degree can lead to a variety of occupations. You may find a position teaching chemistry in high school or middle school. You can qualify for positions in technical sales or management. You may work as a technician in industrial, state, national, and university laboratories. You may find a career in environmental or materials science.

Chemistry faculty members are effective teachers and advisers, and small class sizes enable faculty and students to become well acquainted.