Graduate Programs


The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland offers graduate study and research that leads to Doctoral (PhD) degrees. Most students are directly admitted to the PhD program and receive full financial support. Our department is located in the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences and offers advanced degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Program Requirements

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Biochemistry PhD Program

We provide rigorous graduate course work in biochemical and biophysical principles and techniques as well as in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics, and systems biology. Learn more about our Biochemistry Graduate Program.

Chemistry PhD Program

Collaborate on projects in interdisciplinary fields such as nanofabrication, bioorganic chemistry, supramolecular synthesis, environmental and atmospheric chemistry and fuel cell research. Learn more about our Chemistry Graduate Program.