Chemistry - Natural Products

Bachelor of Science | College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Flourish in a growing new field.
Enroll in the only undergraduate Natural Products program in the country.

There’s a big push for all things natural, from medicinal drugs to green materials. But up until now, you had to earn a graduate degree before you could pursue a career in the field. Edinboro’s new Bachelor of Science in Chemistry—Natural Products is the first of its kind to prepare undergraduates for rewarding careers in the fields of the future.

This interdisciplinary program builds on the fundamentals of our fully accredited Chemistry and Biology programs and gives you exposure to the latest advancements in research, applications and investigation of natural products. You will have the opportunity to apply to National Science Foundation- and National Institutes of Health-funded programs and take advantage of summer internships sponsored by local and regional employers.

Flexible and versatile, this program allows you to adapt your coursework to your personal interests and career goals. When you graduate, you’ll be ahead of the curve and ready to jump right in to rewarding and exciting job options.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

The Edinboro Advantage:

Edinboro’s acclaimed Chemistry Department boasts state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional connections to local, regional and national research opportunities. In addition, the new Natural Products track offers unique advantages such as:

The jobs of the future await you.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the life, physical and social science occupations will grow at a faster rate than other occupations. As a graduate of the Chemistry—Natural Products program, you could find employment in a variety of fields, as one of the following:

Agricultural and Food Scientist
Environmental Scientist and Specialist

Conservation Scientist and Forester
Natural Sciences Manager

Prepare for a rewarding career.

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Dr. Naod Kebede, Professor
Phone: 814.732.2564

Dr. Tracy Olin, Assistant Professor
Phone: 814.732.1537

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000