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Dual Degree Program: PhD Science Education/MS Chemistry

Science Education Ph.D. students who fulfill the following M.S. requirements may obtain the Dual Degree, Ph.D. in Science Education/M.S. in Chemistry: 

  • A course plan, representing a focus in a sub-disciplinary area of Chemistry, arranged in consultation with the Chemistry MS advisor and in collaboration with other appropriate faculty members, as needed, that is approved by the Chair of the Graduate Committee in Chemistry and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Education. 
  • A completed Dual Degree (Ph.D./M.S.) Application from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies, which is approved by the Chair of the Graduate Committee in Chemistry and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Education. 
  • 24 course credits, 15 of which are Chemistry credits earned in at least 5courses (400 and above, with at least 3 courses 500 and above) 
  • “B” (5.0) cumulative grade point average or higher
  • Satisfactorily complete 8 credits of graduate-level courses outside of Chemistry. 

*Eligible Science Education students should contact the Chemistry MS advisor:
Professor Brian P. Coppola (bcoppola@umich.edu) for assistance in outlining an appropriate set of courses.