The demand for college graduates with strong backgrounds in chemistry & biochemistry is higher than ever.

Augusta University’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry provides students with the solid foundations they need to develop analytical and problem-solving skills that are universally sought-after by graduate and professional schools. These skills are essential to staying pertinent in most science and engineering careers. Pathways offered at AU include biochemistry, forensic science, medicinal chemistry, nuclear science, teacher education.

Augusta University offers students a small-feel department with high access to faculty. We engage students in challenging laboratories and provide cutting-edge instrumentation and classroom instruction. We are excited to offer an increasing number of opportunities for students to participate in undergraduate research in chemistry & biochemistry.

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Programs Designed for Impact

Develop the analytical and problem-solving skills that are universally sought after by graduate and professional schools as well as by employers.

BS in Chemistry

Put your math and science skills to use and get you into a graduate program to solidify the career path you want. Include concentrations in: Biochemistry, Forensic Science, Medicinal Chemistry, Nuclear Science, Teach Education.

Nuclear Science

This concentration of the Chemistry, BS will prepare graduates to enter nuclear power plant specific training or attend graduate school for nuclear chemistry or nuclear engineering.


Minor in Chemistry

There is also sufficient flexibility to explore a classic or specialized field of chemistry within the minor.  If you continue in chemistry, only a few classes beyond the minor are needed to earn a BA in Chemistry as a second degree.

MS in Biomolecular Science

Gain interdisciplinary knowledge of the biochemical systems and responses to bioactive compounds at a physiological, cellular, and molecular level. 


Dual- Degree Pharmacy (3+4 Program)

An accelerated dual-degree program with the University of Georgia, designed to help Chemistry majors at Augusta Univeristy transfer into UGA's Doctor of Pharmacy program.Courses will cover requirements for a BS in Chemistry and UGA's Pharmacy prerequisites.

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Providing a community for students interested in the chemistry to gather and exchange ideas and to learn more about our field of interest.

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Student Opportunities

Clubs and associations have proven to enrich the lives of our students and the overall experience at Augusta University

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Research Opportunities

Research opportunities are available for both undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Science and Mathematics. 

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Distinguished Alumni

A showcase of notable graduates of the science and math disciplines


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An Education Like No Other

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.