student wearing goggles giving a class demonstration in Chemistry at Minneapolis College
  • You will experience chemistry courses where lectures and laboratories are closely aligned and complement one another. 
  • Minneapolis College laboratories are taught by their corresponding lecture instructors (not T.A.’s).
  • You will have access to a wealth of online course-related materials including laboratory handouts, Almost Live Lectures, multimedia laboratory primers and hybrid course alternatives.
  • You will attend lectures where the maximum number of students is 54.
  • Minneapolis College provides laptop computers and data acquisition equipment for students learning in the laboratory.
  • Numerous extra-curricular opportunities are available to Minneapolis College Chemistry students, including summer research opportunities and a Chemistry club.  

Program Description

Minneapolis College’s Chemistry program utilizes small class sizes and high tech teaching laboratories to give you individual attention and hands-on learning experiences. Chemistry courses give you a strong foundation for health and science career areas, or continuing to a four-year degree.

Program Details


Occupational Outlook

A background in chemistry can lead you to a number of rewarding career fields such as medicine, biotechnology or teaching science which offer bright career opportunities.

Potential Job Titles

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemist
  • Compliance Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Forensic Science Technician

Where You Could Work

  • You may transfer to a 4 year college, which prepares you for an entry-level position in many chemical industries.
  • You may use your skills to go into other science disciplines, including health sciences, biological sciences and engineering.