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Program Resources

Virtual information session

Associate Director of Master of Chemical Sciences Program Dr. Tina Morgan Ross dives into more detail about how the Master of Chemical Sciences at Penn is different from other chemistry programs, the program requirements and curriculum, career opportunities, and more.

If you have a problem viewing this video, you can watch this on YouTube.

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 application deadline for fall 2023 is March 1, 2023. The priority admission deadline is December 15, 2022.

MCS information session video

MCS information session

Meet our assistant director and hear more about the MCS curriculum, application process, faculty, and more.

Am I eligible to apply?

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