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MNS Chemistry


The MNS in Chemistry at Southeast Missouri State University is designed to give students broad exposure to the instruments, techniques, and methods favored by todays forensic, environmental, industrial, and research labs. The coursework, hands-on experience, and other opportunities work together to make the MNS an applied degree. Students interested in forensic science can choose the Forensic Chemistry Track as a complementary area of study.

What You'll Do

  • Interact with highly qualified graduate faculty
  • Study in the state-of-the-art, first-rate learning environment provided by the recently renovated Magill Hall of Science, including dedicated forensic science laboratories
  • Have opportunities to pursue research and scholarship that help develop independent thinking and problem solving skills
  • Develop written and oral scientific presentation skills

What You'll Study

  • CH575 Chemical Instrumentation
  • CH620 Forensic Chemistry
  • FS550 Crime Lab I: Microscopy
  • CH611 Topics in Physical Chemistry

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Ph.D. programs
  • US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Monsanto
  • Cape Central High School


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