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Chemistry (AS)

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  • US Chemists Median Salaries according to degrees:
    BS: $ 86,150
    Master: $87,000
    Ph.D.: $ 120,000

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • All chemistry majors follow similar curriculum patterns during the first two years of study, therefore expect a seamlessly transfer to 4-year universities.
  • Complete your AS- Transfer degree in two years.
  • Hands-on use of instrumentation (FT-IR, NMR, GC) as well as the rigorous application of computer-based data acquisition and analysis methods.
  • Professors-taught classes.
  • Lecture classes with 30 students or less, and laboratory with 18 students or less.
  • Close Faculty-Student interaction; with daily office hours and advising roles.
  • AS graduates will have the skills and knowledge needed to advance to 4-year universities.
  • Affordable tuition allows you to graduate with less debt

What can I do with this degree?

  • Enter the workforce in an industrial position: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, petroleum refining, manufactory, etc.
  • Attend graduate school to earn Master or Ph.D. degrees.
  • Attend post-professional schools such as; Medical, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Optometry and Dentistry.
  • Combine their studies in Chemistry with those in other fields such as; Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Neuroscience or Law.

Have questions?

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