Chemistry Department

CLU's chemistry graduates find employment in a number of industries, including environmental controls management, geochemistry, consumer products research, drug discovery, toxicology, and forensic chemistry. They're also accepted for graduate study at many top U.S. universities.

About the Program

Chemistry. It's the core science-the study of the properties, composition, and changes that occur in matter. When you study chemistry, you analyze issues that influence every aspect of life on Earth.

About a third of Cal Lutheran's chemistry graduates advance into medical or graduate school; a third become high school teachers; and the rest begin their careers with jobs in such fields as environmental controls management, geochemistry, consumer products research, drug discovery, toxicology, and forensic chemistry. CLU's Chemistry program has a 100% placement record into graduate schools.

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