There's a big push for all things natural, from drugs derived from natural sources to green building and packaging materials. Until now, you had to earn a graduate degree before you could pursue a career in natural products chemistry.
Edinboro's new Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Natural Products is the first of its kind in our region to prepare undergraduates for rewarding careers in the fields of the future.
This interdisciplinary program builds on the fundamentals of Edinboro's Biology and fully accredited Chemistry programs. It gives you exposure to the latest advancements in research, applications and analyses of natural products.
You will have the opportunity to apply to programs funded by the National Science
Foundation and National Institutes of Health 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.
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:
Your interest in natural products could lead to employment in a variety of fields, in positions such as:
- Agricultural and Food Scientist
- Environmental Scientist and Specialist
- Conservation Scientist and Forester
- Natural Sciences Manager
Dr. Naod Kebede
126E Cooper Hall
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