Top Environmental Chemistry Masters degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of natural systems (air, water, and soil) through the use of chemical techniques and instrumentation, with an emphasis on the movement and fate of pollutants and chemical aspects of contaminant remediation. Includes instruction in analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry; aquatic, soil, and atmospheric chemistry; environmental engineering; environmental toxicology; and analytical methods.

District of Columbia awards the most Masters degrees in Environmental Chemistry of all US states with 9 degrees being awarded last year. Students interested in Environmental Chemistry can expect about 64% percent of their classmates to be women and 36% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Masters degree. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Chemistry is $45,700.

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Top Colleges for Environmental Chemistry

If you’re thinking about majoring in Environmental Chemistry, then you should consider these top colleges, including Georgetown University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and . Georgetown University is our top ranked institution for a degree in Environmental Chemistry with 9 students graduating with this major annually.

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Careers for Environmental Chemistry Majors

For Environmental Chemistry majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health, Natural Sciences Managers and Chemists. Not only that, Environmental Chemistry graduates may find a high salary job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Environmental Chemistry

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $81,980)
  3. Chemists   (Median Wage: $79,430)
  4. Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $79,410)
  5. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health   (Median Wage: $76,530)
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