Graduate Degrees and Certificates

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Department Location

Academic Building, SC105
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Program Director

Eid A. Alkhatib, Ph.D.
Program Director
Tel: 203-365-7546


From drug discovery to nanotechnology, exciting opportunities abound in the dynamic field of chemistry. At Sacred Heart University, we combine theoretical lectures with hands-on lab work to deliver an exceptional learning experience. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature some of the most advanced instrumentation in the region.

Our popular built-for-results program attracts students from all over the world who seek to obtain a competitive, advanced degree and take advantage of Sacred Heart’s ideal location—near many of the country’s top pharmaceutical and industrial companies, including Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and General Electric.

Whether you seek to advance your career or fulfill requirements in order to pursue a Ph.D, M.D., D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree, the master’s in chemistry at Sacred Heart University can help you accomplish your goals. You will gain knowledge, tools and skills that translate into real-world results—equipping you to effectively contribute on local, national and international levels.  

Designed to support students with varied backgrounds and interests, this program offers you a choice of several options—allowing you to match your schedule with your academic and professional goals. At Sacred Heart University, you can choose from three options:

For more detailed descriptions of each chemistry track, visit:


View Program Brochure

Additional information:

There is a B.S./M.S. (4+1 degree) for undergraduate students who wish to obtain their master’s degree in one year (Thesis track only). In this program, you will obtain a M.S. in chemistry in one year.


  • Undergraduate students apply at the beginning of junior year and will be accepted and admitted into the program no later than the second semester of their junior year.

Part-time and evening M.S. classes for working professionals (thesis and non-thesis track available) 

This program will accommodate the busy schedules of working professional by offering part-time and evening classes.