Chemistry (B.S.)/Environmental Management and Sustainability (M.S.)

Gain fundamentals in chemistry and while simultaneously preparing to build a case for business sustainability through this accelerated master's degree program.

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Combine skills in science, law, and business by simultaneously earning a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a master's degree in environmental management and sustainability.

Illinois Tech’s undergraduate program in chemistry provides rigorous education in the fundamental areas of chemical theory and chemical experimentation. Undergraduate training provides a solid foundation in all five basic areas of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and biochemistry.

The Stuart M.S. in environmental management and sustainability (EMS) is one of only a few programs of its kind in the world. Become equipped to work in environmental sustainability and compliance management as a consultant, entrepreneur, and professional who can successfully make the business case for sustainability.

Environmental sustainability has emerged as a major challenge for societies and businesses alike, requiring solutions from experts in business, environmental management, ethics, and social responsibility. The EMS program integrates law, science, and business to answer this increasing demand.

Program Overview

Combine skills in science, law, and business by simultaneously earning a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a master's degree environmental management and sustainability. The program integrates law, science, and business to answer this increasing demand for environmental stewardship.

Career Opportunities

Careers in environmental management and sustainability vary, and these experts are in demand in industry, the military, and business fields.

  • Sustainability specialist
  • Climate change analyst
  • Chemist
  • Energy consultant
  • Risk management specialist

Students applying to the Accelerated Master's Program must have completed at least 60 credit hours of applicable undergraduate study and at least one full semester (12 credit hours) at the university. Students must be at least one full-time semester (12 credit hours) away from undergraduate degree completion in order to apply.

Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Consult individual departments for specific minimum GPA requirements.