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Program Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC, in conjunction with affiliate members from the graduate faculty in the School of Pharmacy, Department of Biomedicinal Chemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, offers graduate programs in the disciplines of analytical, biochemical, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry leading to the Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (including Biochemistry). An M.S. in these same chemical disciplines, with both thesis and non-thesis options, is also available through the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC.

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Degrees Offered:


Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department:  UMBC Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry; UMB Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Medicine

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time or Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Accelerated Program

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test not required
GRE Advanced Chemistry Test not required
Undergraduate major in chemistry, biochemistry, or the biological sciences

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: June 1, November 1

International Application Deadlines: January 1, October 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 

(866) 743-8622 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Marie Christina Onuta (Progressions GPD), 410-455-5601,

Marcin Ptaszek (Admissions & Recruitment GPD), 410-455-2264,

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Patricia Gagne, 410-455-2491,


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