Welcome from the Chair

Your Future Starts 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.

Apply now to begin your NDSU journey or schedule a visit to see how you can Be in your Element at NDSU.


Dr. Greg Cook
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


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