Graduate Program Overview


  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers two graduate PhD programs:Students may apply to either program, but not both at the same time.

A Student can choose to focus on one of the many interdisciplinary research areas.

For a Master's program, go here »



Students interested in pursuing a PhD program in Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials and Nanoscience, or Physical Chemistry, should apply to the Chemistry Graduate Program.

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Application Deadline: December 1

Students interested in the Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology (BMSB) Program should apply to the BMSB Graduate Program.

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Application Deadline: December 5

Contact Information

For more information on either Chemistry graduate program or Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology (BMSB) Graduate Program, please call 310-825-3150, or e-mail


For Current Graduate Students