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Be In Your Element at NDSU

At its core, chemistry is the study of matter and its properties. It is a central science that combines physics and math, biology and medicine, computation and experiment. Chemistry and biochemistry are fundamental to nearly every aspect of our lives, from the materials around us and the medicines that heal us, to the energy that sustains us. The study of chemistry provides a basis for understanding the physical universe around us. A degree in chemistry or biochemistry opens doors to a variety of paths including professional careers in medicine, materials science, research, energy technology, forensics, to name a few. Whether your goal is to be a research scientist, educator or entrepreneur, a degree in chemistry or biochemistry can provide the foundation for your success. 

Your future starts at NDSU. Visit us and see how you can Be in your Element.

Greg Cook, Chair

Why choose NDSU?

Our rigorous coursework, experienced academic advisors and supportive faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you succeed and graduate on time. You will have access to world class research, world class facilities and world class people to ensure your success.


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NDSU-KU 7th Annual Symposium

On behalf of the organizing committee, you are cordially invited to the KU-NDSU 7th Annual Symposium, October 6 - 7, 2022. The symposium features lectures from distinguished guests and a poster session. There will be ample time for scientific and cultural interactions. Time for team building activities will also be available. A workshop willl be offered for Kagoshima University students on October 4 and 5. 

Research in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary by nature.

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Statement of Solidarity

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry pledges to develop and uphold practices that support an inclusive environment and condemn hatred and racism. click here to read the full statement.

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