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The Chemistry Department’s Chemistry Major with a Pre-Medicine emphasis provides students with a rigorous chemistry curriculum coupled with courses that provide the students the prerequisites required for acceptance into the majority of medical schools in the country, including both allopathic (MD) as well as osteopathic (DO ) medical paths.

The major also encompasses prerequisites required for other health care fields, including:

  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Chiropractic medical programs

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  • About Emphasis
  • Career Options

Pre-medical / pre-medicine at Pittsburg State University combines a high-growth employment field with the benefits of a regional university. The Chemistry Department is the only American Chemical Society Approved Department within 90 miles of Pittsburg.

Career opportunities in medicine continue to grow and expand. Upon graduation, students will be qualified to seek a variety of continuing education options to pursue those careers, including:

  • Medical Doctor (M.D.)
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
  • Doctor of Dentistry
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Medical Technologist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist

About Chemistry Department

         2020 Student Award Recipients

2020 Student Awards

The Only American Chemical Society Approved Department Within 90 Miles of Pittsburg, KS

One of only three undergraduate programs in Polymer Chemistry in the U.S.A.

Pittsburg State's Department of Chemistry prepares students for careers in science, chemical engineering, pharmacy, or chemistry teaching through Departmental degree programs, pre-engineering, teacher education, and other University programs that require rigorous training in chemistry. It offers eight Bachelor of Science Degrees, two Master of Science Degrees and two minors.           

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