About Us

Microscope close up.Chemistry is sometimes called the "central science" because it touches virtually every aspect of our lives. The diverse nature of chemistry leads to similarly diverse career opportunities in chemistry and related fields.

The Chemistry Department at NMU offers a variety of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department's program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.

Bachelor's degrees are granted in chemistry, biochemistry and forensic biochemistry. The chemistry major also prepares students for medical, dental and veterinary training, and many undergraduate students who major in chemistry at NMU are in the pre-med/pre-dental/pre-pharmacy program.

Students in NMU’s chemistry programs are challenged by rigorous programs, but have excellent learning facilities and equipment. A caring, dedicated faculty stand ready to help our students succeed.