Chemistry Degree

The chemistry program at Hiram College is designed to provide students with detailed knowledge of the subject matter through extensive laboratory and research experiences. Coursework cultivates expertise in the areas of analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

The chemistry department at Hiram College offers students a nationally respected academic degree program. Hiram’s curriculum has been approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS), a prestigious distinction among undergraduate chemistry programs in the United States.

4-Year Undergraduate Degree

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About the Program

Program Summary

Because Hiram College is an undergraduate teaching institution, students receive close instruction and mentoring from Hiram’s full-time chemistry faculty. Hiram students also have unlimited access to the department’s array of research equipment and laboratory space.

The program offers active undergraduate research programs in atmospheric chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, dendrimer chemistry, industrial chemistry, organic synthesis, and physical chemistry. Hira, has the usual range of chemical instrumentation, including AA, NMR, IR, MS, HPLC, microwave, GC. 

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Career Paths

  • Assistant Scientist with a pharmaceutical company
  • Chemist
  • Quality Control Technologist
  • Patent Law
  • Food Chemistry
  • Energy Technology
  • Education
  • Conservation
  • Pharmacist
  • Medical Researcher
Theo Peppeard

THEO PEPPEARD ’25 | Chemistry and Physics Double Major

“Hiram helped me as a student and gave me the chance to be diverse and take classes outside of my intended majors.”

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Ways to Get involved

Hiram College’s Chemistry Club is an affiliate of the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS’s mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. It is a resource for:

  • Advancing science
  • Career development
  • Educating the public
  • Advocating for chemistry
  • Supporting future chemists
  • Promoting diversity


Elizabeth Jacobs

Elizabeth Jacobs

Administrative Assistant to the School of Science and Technology and the School of Health, Education, Sustainability & Society

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