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Program Resources

Chemistry at Penn

Our diverse student community works side by side with Penn's Department of Chemistry faculty of leading academic researchers and experienced industry consultants to create opportunities for learning and discovery, community, and professional experiences. The Department of Chemistry facilities include over 120,000 square feet of research space.

Campus resources

Master of Chemical Sciences students are part of Penn's vibrant intellectual community, with access to a wide range of academic resources.

Student handbook

Current students: for guidelines on getting started in the Master of Chemical Sciences program, curriculum, policies and procedures, forms and more, refer to the MCS Student Handbook (PDF), or visit the MCS Canvas community website.

Upcoming application deadlines

The priority admission deadline for fall 2022 is February 1, 2022, and the deadline for regular admission is March 1, 2022.

Want to know more?

Join us for an upcoming virtual information session to hear more about the program, curriculum, and application process.

Am I eligible to apply?

Admissions to the master's program is highly selective. Learn more about applicant qualifications.