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What You Learn

  • Conduct real-world experiments in a state-of-the-art research environment
  • Earn your Bachelor of Science in chemistry in the first four years and a Master of Arts in instruction and curriculum in the fifth year
  • Gain research experience, as early as your freshman year, through the Research First Initiative
  • Pioneer chemical innovations in the laboratory and instructional advances within the classroom

If you have admissions questions, contact Graduate Admissions at or (908) 737-4723.

Chemistry - STEM Teacher Education - 5-year B.S./M.A.


Job placement rate for STEM students after graduation


Options for Research First Initiatives


Median STEM salary compared to median U.S. annual income of $70,784

STEM student in 3d CAVE


The School of Integrative Science and Technology is home to a 3D Virtual Reality Computer Assisted Visual Enhancement (CAVE ™) system used in research projects and classroom activities. Wearing special goggles, participants experience an immersive 3D environment.

Generously funded by a National Science Foundation grant, Kean University was one of the first to offer access to this technology in the NY-NJ metropolitan area. Students working on CAVE ™ projects adapt game theory and programming to scientific problems.


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Kean's Teacher Education programs are nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  

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