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Chemistry majors at LMU explore the key components of chemistry: organic, inorganic, analytical, physical, and biochemistry. Students in the Secondary Teacher Education Licensure Program graduate proficient in these areas and are prepared to serve their communities as middle school and/or high school teachers. Pre-medical track students master vital concepts across chemistry and the life sciences positioning them to excel in professional and graduate programs in the health sciences and beyond. Topics come to life as students engage the curricula in LMU’s Hamilton Math and Science Building — a 140,000 square-foot facility that houses state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and equipment.


  •   Career Opportunities

    As a chemistry major graduating from LMU, you'll be prepared for continued study at health professional and graduate schools. You may also pursue a career as a health care professional, professional chemist, high school educator or industrial chemist. Our graduates have a 100% employment rate for educators and high placement rates for graduate and professional programs.

  •  Special Features

    Faculty Mentored independent research opportunities 

    High Placement rates into professional programs such as Pharmacy

    100% employment rate for secondary educators

    Median salar for Chemists and Material Scientists $78,330 (US Bureau of Labor and Statistics)

  •  Student Success

    Our students have gone on to conduct advanced research in Graduate and Professional Programs across the country. We have students attending the University of Kentucky Dental School, the University of the Appalachia School of Pharmacy and many more.

Check out what our students, faculty and alumni are up to!     ai

For more information about Chemistry , please contact:
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Math and Science News

adventuresinfieldresearch January 12, 2021

School of Mathematics and Sciences Hosting Virtual Lecture Series

The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) School of Mathematics and Sciences is hosting a weekly virtual lecture series entitled “The Adventures in Field Research Seminar Series” which will highlight field research with guest speakers from around the region.

Dean's List January 10, 2021

LMU Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List

Over 600 undergraduate students honored for high academic marks during the Fall 2020 semester.

LMU President's House December 22, 2020

LMU To Open Spring Semester with Two Weeks of Online Classes

LMU President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will open campus as scheduled to start the Spring 2021 semester. However, with surging COVID cases across the country, all classes -- didactic and laboratory -- will begin in an online format for the first two weeks.