As a chemistry major, expect to be hands-on with your education. In fact, it's not uncommon to start doing research using cutting edge, research-grade instruments as a freshman! You are likely to publish research alongside a faculty mentor and present at national, professional conferences. Through your coursework and research experiences, you'll develop the skills needed to success after graduation: critical thinking, effective communication, experience with advanced instrumentation, data analysis and technical writing.

Medical and graduate schools attended by Siena chemistry alumni include:

  • Duke University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Penn State University
  • Ross University Veterinary School
  • Tufts University
  • University of California - Irvine
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • Yale University

Your Future Success

Majoring in chemistry is a great start for careers in the healthcare, research, education and technology. Our grads have a variety of job titles including physician, physician assistant, chemist,  laboratory director, scientist, research analyst, conservationist, engineer and teacher.