- All chemistry department faculty members are active scholars who earned Ph.D.s at major universities across the country and abroad.
- Most are involved in research projects and bring significant grant money to the university, creating a wide range of research opportunities for students in the department.
- Several have earned awards for outstanding teaching and/or research efforts at the university system and state levels.
- Three faculty members have been selected as distinguished Curator's Professors for teaching or research.
Some of the most popular student organizations among chemistry majors include:
- UMKC chapter of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society – members present research at local, state or national conferences.
- Pre-Dental Society – the UMKC School of Dentistry is eager to pair pre-dental students with dental students and community dentists for shadowing experiences.
- Pre-Medical Society – area hospitals and free health clinics welcome pre-medical students as volunteers.
- UMKC Honors Program – select from a wide range of research opportunities and study abroad experiences.
Explore career options for Chemistry majors at careeronestop.org.
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