New Mexico Highlands University offers a variety of degree choices for students interested in chemistry. For students wishing to prepare for a scientific career, we offer a bachelor of science in chemistry and a master of science in applied chemistry. For students wishing to enter the teaching profession, we offer a bachelor of arts in chemistry and a minor in chemistry.
The master’s in chemistry degree provide students with a high-quality science education, which includes experience with research and field projects. The programs provide scientific and technical background that empowers students to successfully pursue science and technology careers, or, proceed on to advanced graduate studies. Faculty in the Chemistry Department strive to make each student’s educational experience challenging and rewarding.
Students with a degree in chemistry can look forward to exciting and challenging careers in government and private settings like medical laboratories, aerospace firms, forestry centers, research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, agricultural firms, and many, many others.
Highlands is a great place to study chemistry
Highlands’ chemistry program has state-of-the-art research laboratories. Chemical measurement instrumentation includes a high-field nuclear magnetic resonance device, X-ray diffraction equipment, gas and liquid chromatographs, mass spectrometers, IR, UV, and visible spectrophotometers, and laser spectroscopy facilities. Additionally, Highlands University is the owner of Highlands Stable Isotopes, Inc., a developer of a cutting-edge hydrazine abatement technology tested by NASA and the U.S. Air Force.