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Department of Chemistry

Chemistry Department 
WBSH 5053 
Youngstown State University 
Youngstown, OH 44555 
Phone:  330-941-3663 
Fax:  330-941-1579 
Email:  chemistry AT ysu DOT edu

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Quick Facts and Figures
  • 1:19 Faculty:Student ratio

  •  PhD Program in Materials Science and Engineering

  • Department has a strong regional and national reputation for the quality of  preparation for either graduate school or industry

  • Fully equipped Student Computer Lab

  • Recently remodeled Organic & Inorganic Chemistry & Research Labs





Interesting Classes and Career Opportunities

Learn the basics and dig deeply into chemistry topics that meet your particular interests.  The Chemistry Department at YSU offers a wide variety of electives in addition to the core chemistry courses below. Through small classes and hands-on research, you will develop a deep appreciation for the role chemistry plays in the world and prepare for a successful career.

  • Organic Chemistry

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • Biochemistry

  • Physical Chemistry

  • Inorganic Chemistry

  • Materials Chemistry


Please see the undergraduate link for more information.

Chemists study matter in its most basic forms—atoms and molecules. By understanding these building blocks, we search for new ways to organize matter into life-saving medicine, space-age materials, and exciting consumer products. Chemistry majors can pursue rewarding careers in research, industry, medicine, education, and much more.

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