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Chemistry opens the door to a variety of careers. From medical science to engineering, a background in chemistry can prepare you for success.

Undergraduate Students

Chemistry is the science of the materials we use, the medicine we take, the environment we live in and the food we eat. Our department gives students the opportunity to learn the skills that will lead to tomorrow’s discoveries.

B.S. in Chemistry B.A. in Chemistry
B.S. in Biochemistry

Graduate Students

Chemistry graduate students look deeply into what makes our world work, on a chemical and molecular level.

M.S. in Chemistry Ph.D. in Chemistry

Chemistry Learning Center

Help yourself succeed at the Chemistry Learning Center. Tutors are available to explain concepts and provide support to students.

Chemistry Learning Center

Chemistry Safety

The Department of Chemistry is committed to safety in the teaching and research laboratories. Review our safety training and materials.

Chemistry Safety


All WVU faculty, staff and students can download a free copy of ChemDraw, a drawing tool for scientists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings.

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Children's Chemistry Show

December 10th, 10:30 AM - 101 Clark Hall

The public is invited to the free annual children's chemistry show, where Messy Meets Science.  
After the show, children can participate in hands-on activities.