“The work I did in the research laboratory really crystallized my understanding of all the coursework that I completed here at Saint Peters.” – Irwin C. ’10

The Central Science

Chemistry is sometimes called the “central science” because it connects other sciences to each other, such as biology, physics, geology and environmental science.

Chemistry helps you understand the world around you and is a popular field of study among doctors, dentists, nurses, veterinarians, pharmacists and educators.

As a chemistry major your education includes hands-on laboratory work, research and classroom experiences.

Saint Peter’s University belongs to the New Jersey Marine Science Consortium where students majoring in chemistry may do field work and learn about ocean, estuarine and marsh environments.

The chemistry department offers a chemistry major and minor and also offers a chemistry major with a concentration in forensic science.