What Can I do with a Major in Chemistry?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with either a Biochemistry track or a Chemistry track. 

Related Major Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Attending to data          
  • Conduct research          
  • Curiosity            
  • Developing theories      
  • Follow through skills
  • Observation and decision making
  • Oral and written communication            
  • Perform experiments
  • Perseverance
  • Process data     
  • Remain objective
  • Science and math ability
  • Technological skills
  • Utilizing formulas          
  • Work independently and in groups        
  • Chemistry education majors should also develop skills involving planning and the ability to adapt teaching methods and modalities to the various learning styles of students

Related Career Titles

  • Agricultural Scientist     
  • Anesthesiologist            
  • Assayer
  • Biochemist        
  • Brewer Lab Assistant    
  • Cepalometric Analyst   
  • Chemical Oceanographer           
  • Chemistry Technologist
  • Clarifying Plant Operator            
  • Clinical Specialist
  • College Professor           
  • Color Development Chemist     
  • Computer Software Engineer    
  • Coop Extension Agent  
  • Crime Lab Analyst          
  • Cytotechnologist            
  • Dentist
  • Entomologist    
  • Environmental Engineer            
  • Environmental Health Specialist             
  • EPA Inspector
  • FDA Inspector  
  • Fire Protection Engineer             
  • Food Scientist Technician           
  • Forensic Chemist           
  • General Surgery Resident           
  • Genetic Counselor         
  • High School Teacher     
  • Hospital Administrator 
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Hydrologist       
  • Industrial Buyer
  • Industrial Hygienist       
  • Lawyer
  • Medical Technologist
  • Metallurgist      
  • Molecular Biologist       
  • Molecular Biologist       
  • Museum Curator           
  • Nurse
  • Occupational Health Specialist
  • Occupational Safety Spec.
  • Optometrist      
  • Patent Agent
  • Perfumer
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Pharmacist        
  • Physician
  • Plastics Engineer
  • Product Development  
  • Product Tester
  • Psychiatrist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Radiologist        
  • Risk Manager
  • Science Lab Technician
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Senior Report Writer
  • Soil Scientist
  • Specification Writer      
  • System Analyst
  • Tissue Technologist       
  • Toxicologist
  • Underwater Technician
  • Vector Control Assistant             
  • Veterinarian
  • Wastewater Treatment Chemist
  • Water Purification Chemist        
  • Water Scientist
  • Yeast Culture Developer

Career Planning Links

American Chemical Society Career Advice

Occupational Outlook Handbook:  Chemist

Career Cornerstone Center-Career planning resources in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing and healthcare.

Professional Association Links

American Chemical Society

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors

Chemical and Engineering News

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Marine Chemist Association

Miscellaneous Links

US Food and Drug Administration