Master of Chemistry in Materials Chemistry / Inorganic, Organic, or Polymeric Materials
Illinois Institute of Technology

Program Details

The online Master of Chemistry in Materials Chemistry with a specialization in Inorganic, Organic, or Polymeric Materials program is designed for scientists who want to broaden their backgrounds in synthesis, characterization, and properties of materials and chemical systems.  The curriculum combines modern materials design and synthesis strategies with innovative characterization techniques, computational and simulation methods, project management, technical communication, and intellectual property management.  The program provides students with opportunities to develop a broad understanding of materials synthesis and characterization, to learn to design and manage projects, and to sharpen intellectual property management and communication skills.


  • Final oral exam must be completed at the main campus
  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering
  • Prerequisites in chemistry and calculus
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or higher
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • GRE test scores
  • Professional statement
  • One letter of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission