Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Offer Access to New York and Widen your Career Options

Advance your career and make a tangible contribution to human health through innovative, hands-on research opportunities at the intersection of science, engineering and medicine.

As a program graduate, you'll be ideally positioned for a sustainable career at the cutting edge of chemistry and chemical biology, in areas ranging from drug discovery and medicinal chemistry to materials science within academic, government and national labs, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and even legal and patent offices.

The department also offers easy nearby access to alumni, professional networking and career opportunities in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and biotechnology industries of the New Jersey and New York City regions.

Explore our graduate programs

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Stevens Success Story: Christina Puntiel ’20 M.S. ’21

An advocate for diversity and inclusion, Christina Puntiel ’20 M.S. ’21 quickly secured a full-time position at Bristol Myers Squibb, thanks in part to her enrollment in the Accelerated Master’s Program.

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Stevens Success Story: Hector Borges M.S. '24

Having initially pursued a pre-med track elsewhere, Hector Borges M.S. '24 pivoted to obtaining a dream career at the pharmaceutical giant Merck that he had never even heard about before coming to Stevens.

Program Features

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Online Degree Options

Get a degree or professional certificate — including a master’s degree — in a high-demand, high-impact field entirely online. Study with the same distinguished faculty as on-campus students.

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Lectures and Seminars

The department periodically invites a preeminent scientist for a sequence of informal talks and formal lectures. Awareness of recent developments in your field is an important component of professional development. Therefore, attendance at seminars is required of all graduate students enrolled full-time in degree programs, and all doctoral students.

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Student Organizations

Stevens is home to a number of graduate student societies. Within each department, these organizations foster collaborative student relationships to help you find friends and to provide a sense of home while you're away from home.

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International Students

International students from more than 60 countries are welcomed not only by the Stevens campus community, but also by the city of Hoboken, our charming home city that is just minutes from all that New York City has to offer.

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Financial Aid

Your estimated cost of attendance includes many things — tuition is only one part of the equation. Examine the information that will help you estimate your graduate education costs.

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Assistantships and Fellowships

Stevens offers funding to select graduate students in the form of teaching assistantships, research assistantships and fellowships. Limited in number, these highly competitive opportunities are awarded to exceptional candidates based on merit.

My current research focuses on elucidating the true intracellular nature of a prominent enzyme, the mutations of which are strongly implicated in cancer. I am extremely grateful to be in an environment that can give me the tools that I need to make discoveries.
Patrick De Paolo, Ph.D. Chemical Biology

Research and Teaching

Working at the forefront of drug discovery exploration, precision medicine and sustainability, the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology offers interdisciplinary training, rigorous theoretical instruction and invaluable mentorship and research opportunities to help you develop a career of purpose.

Taught by faculty with more than 50 years of real-world drug discovery and development experience working as leading scientists and managers at well-known companies in the industry, the department explores the latest advances in chemistry and the ways in which chemistry can help explain and affect biological systems.

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Graduate Admissions

Questions? Visit the Graduate Admissions web page. Ready to take the next step? Apply below.

Center for Student Success

The department’s Center for Student Success team is dedicated to furthering the Stevens mission of student centricity by fostering academic and leadership development, career readiness, and personal growth in all graduate students enrolled in our programs. 

Our team ensures that you have all the resources you need to succeed during your time at Stevens and beyond. Our personalized academic advising model and robust series of events and programs will introduce you to cutting-edge research, industry partners and alumni networks.