Introduction to Penn's Master of Chemical Sciences
This video introduces Penn's Master of Chemical Sciences program. Hear from program staff, faculty, and graduate students about the program, Penn's facilities, and research experiences.
Virtual information session
Associate Program Director Dr. Ana-Rita Mayol 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, the city of Philadelphia, and more.
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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.
- The Department of Chemistry
- On-campus events and seminars
- Career opportunities in industry and academia
Master of Chemical Sciences students are part of Penn's vibrant intellectual community, with access to a wide range of academic resources.
- International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
- Career Services
- The Weingarten Learning Resource Center
In the news
Chemical and Engineering News explores a roadmap for helping students decide if graduate school is right for them. Dr. Ana-Rita Mayol, Associate Director of the Master of Chemical Sciences program, says that without some research experience and a high grade point average, getting into a competitive PhD program is challenging.
Read more at C&EN: Chemical & Engineering News >
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.