Chemistry

The science of chemistry studies the material world and how it works. The topics studied in chemistry range from the behavior of living systems in the nature of the environment to problems concerning energy production and the manufacture of industrial materials. Much of the research that comes out of the field of chemistry is applied to the development of new medicines, materials, and consumer products.

Visit the US Department of Labor's O*NET Resource Center, the nation's primary source of career information, to learn important information such as work related skills, abilities, wages and employment trends about the following careers that Chemistry majors may pursue:

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Anatomist
  • Art Conservator
  • Assayer
  • Biochemist
  • Brewer Lab Assistant
  • Catalyst Sales Coordinator
  • Ceramic Chemist
  • Chemical Lab Technician
  • Chemical Oceanographer
  • Chemistry Technologist
  • Clarifying Plant Operator
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Color Development Chemist
  • Cosmetic Analyst
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Cytologist
  • Dairy Technologist
  • Dentist
  • Drug Analyst
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Enzymologist
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Food Scientist Technician
  • Food Chemist
  • Food Technologist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Geneticist
  • Horticulturalist
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Insecticide Tester
  • Jurisprudence Specialist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Service Representative
  • Meteorological Chemist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Museum Scientist
  • Mycologist
  • Nutrition Analyst
  • Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Optometrist
  • Paint Chemist
  • Pathologist
  • Perfumer
  • Pest Control Analyst
  • Petroleum Inspector
  • Pharmaceutical Chemist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Physical Assayer
  • Physical Chemist
  • Physical Metallurgist
  • Polymer Chemist
  • Process Manager
  • Product Development Chemist
  • Product Tester
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Radiation Health Specialist
  • Range Manager
  • Research Dietitian
  • Risk Manager
  • School Teacher
  • Science Copy Writer
  • Science Journal Editor
  • Science Lab Technician
  • Serologist
  • Sewer System Supervisor
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Solid State Chemist
  • Textile Chemist
  • Trouble Locator
  • University/College Professor
  • Utilities Specialist
  • Veterinarian
  • Water Works Supervisor
  • Wood Technologist
  • Yeast Culture Developer

To find out more about the Chemistry program, please contact the
School of Natural Sciences and the Academic Advisement Center:

James Dougherty, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Chemistry
Dickinson Hall, 4th Floor
(V) 201-692-2487

Academic Advisement Center 
Robison Hall, Room 30
(V) 201-692-2339

or visit FDU, Metropolitan Campus’