The Elements for Success

Through degree programs in the Chemistry and Physical Sciences department, the only one in the State of New York to be accredited by both the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), you will emerge proficient and confident to perform in today’s dynamic world of science.

Pace University's New York City Chemistry lab student looking through a microscope
Ranked #2

Biochemists rank #2 in best science jobs (Source: US News)


Employment of forensic science technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Experiential Learning

Our programs offer the distinctive opportunity for you to be involved in faculty research, in some cases as early as sophomore year. Faculty-student research encourages your interest in the field of chemistry, provides you experiential learning with modern instrumentation, and fosters collaboration with other students and science faculty.

Enriching Opportunities

The Haskins Laboratory is a scientific research center producing ground-breaking and internationally recognized research on parasitic disease and offers you one-of-a-kind, valuable educational opportunities to conduct critical research alongside faculty and laboratory staff, as you are immersed in real-life studies that impact human health around the world.

In the Chemistry and Physical Sciences program, you will have additional opportunities to be immersed in your field, including the Chemistry Club affiliated with the American Chemical Society; Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta), the National Biological Honor Society; and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

Cutting-edge facilities and equipment contribute directly to the esteemed learning experience provided by the Chemistry and Physical Sciences faculty. You will have many opportunities to work hands-on with the latest technology that will prepare you for today’s world of science.

News and Stories

Reactions to Revolutions

Navigate our groundbreaking research, faculty achievements, and student success stories that highlight our commitment to excellence in scientific education and exploration.

Pace University's Chemistry and Physical Sciences student Immala Rousier with Associate Professor Eric Chang, PhD, working in the lab with equipment on the New York City Campus

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Take the next steps to transform your passion for chemistry into a fulfilling and impactful career.