The Chemistry Department is a close-knit community of students, faculty and staff who share the common goal of developing (and becoming) the next generation of chemists who will help tackle the scientific challenges ahead including: energy, clean water, new materials and nanotechnology.

The Department is characterized by excellent teachers at all levels of instruction; engaging research opportunities as early as your freshman year; graduates who are highly sought after by employers, graduate and professional schools; and students who work hard and cooperatively.

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Research Opportunities

Join the more than 90 percent of chemistry majors who complete independent undergraduate research at Muhlenberg, and become prepared for the rigors of graduate school and life as a chemist.

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Student Outcomes

Muhlenberg chemistry alumni are well-prepared for the most demanding graduate programs and enjoy successful careers in a variety of industries and fields.

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Our Curriculum

Explore the curricular offerings for majors and non-majors, and learn more about the department’s honors program in chemistry.

About the Department

Chemistry Resources