Graduate School Programs
- Directory of Graduate School Programs
- Graduate School Guide
- Graduate School Examination (GRE) Online
- The American Chemical Society Graduate Education web site
Graduate School Rankings by Field
Selected Articles on Graduate School
The US News and World Report site has links to quite a few articles on issues related to graduate school.
“Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond” published by the National Academy of Sciences for a modest price.
“Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry” published by the American Chemical Society. To obtain a printed copy, contact the Secretary on the Committee on Professional Training at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“What if Four Years of College Aren’t Enough?” by David Moss and Kathleen Cornely (1995), Journal of Chemical Education, 72, pp. 990-992.
“The Surprises of Graduate School” by D. Sawyer (1991) Journal of Chemical Education, 68, pp. 211-214.
“Is a PhD in Chemistry Worth the Effort?” by C. E. Meloan (1993) Journal of Chemical Education, 70, p. 469.
Graduate School Fellowships
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has five-year fellowships for students pursuing doctoral degrees in the biological sciences.
University of Connecticut has a two-year masters program in synthetic organic chemistry in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. The first year is supported by a teaching fellowship, the second by a research assistantship.
The faculty at MIT have compiled a useful web site that offers advice for students considering graduate school in chemistry.
Not ready for graduate school? Consider a post-bac program
The Mayo Clinic runs a post-bac program, for more information, click here.
Information about the NIH post-bac program is available from the NIH web site.