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Chemical Technology

Develop Products for a Changing World

Our Chemical Technology program will teach you chemistry skills for employment in a variety of different industries. You will learn how to design and implement experimental procedures; establish analytical standards; use specialized instruments for chemical identification; test for quality, performance or composition of chemical compounds or materials; compile and interpret data; and write reports and give presentations on experimental data. As you progress through the program, you will receive hands-on experience using modern analytical instruments; gain knowledge of inorganic, organic and analytical chemistry; and prepare to take the industry’s voluntary exam for chemical technicians.

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Degree Options

Associate in Applied Science, and transfer to a four-year college

Career Options

Technician in a variety of settings:

  • Research
  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial
  • Government agencies
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Transfer Options

Although Chemical Technology  is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce, transfer to chemistry and related majors is possible. The A.A.S. program has official transfer agreements with:

Students whose primary goal is to transfer to a B.A. or B.S. in Chemistry should consider the A.S. in Chemistry and/or Chemical Technology.