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What You Learn

Work with the latest technology to prepare for a career as a chemist or a teacher upon graduation.

  • Conduct research in state-of-the-art labs, discovering solutions to real-world problems
  • Think critically and creatively to adapt to changing social, economic and technological conditions
  • Prepare for a career in medicine, public health, research, technology, education and law
  • Develop the foundation needed to attend graduate school and earn a master’s or doctoral degree
  • Build a professional network through internships across the New York metropolitan area

The program is certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS). You can pick one of several tracks that fit your career goals.

Program Options:

B.A. in Chemistry

B.A. in Chemistry | Preprofessional

B.S. in Chemistry | Expanded

B.S. in Chemistry | Chemical Instrumentation

B.S. in Chemistry | Forensic Option

B.A. in Chemistry | Teacher Certification

The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology buildings

The chemistry program at Kean was exactly what I needed to succeed in a challenging field. I was hired at L’Oréal right before I graduated."

Abena Antwi ’01
Lead Innovation Scientist
Abena Antwi '01, Lead Innovation Scientist

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.


Paul Belony, Ph.D., Lecturer Supratik Kar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
James Castiglione, Ph.D., Associate Professor Matthew Mongelli, D.Phil., Assistant Professor
Adriana Firooznia, Ph.D., Lecturer Heather Stokes-huby, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Jing Gao, Ph.D., Associate Professor Ity Sharma, D.Phil., Lecturer
Kenise Jefferson, Ph.D., Lecturer  

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