Postgraduate Opportunities

Take your education further

When you graduate from Mercer University’s Chemistry program, you will be well-equipped to face the rigorous challenges ahead if you choose to enroll in a graduate program. Our students have attended graduate schools all over the country and many attend medical school each year. As an undergraduate, you will gain skills such as:

  • Critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills
  • Laboratory experience
  • Undergraduate research experience

With these tools, you will be prepared to study a wide variety of graduate programs including:

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Education
  • Business
  • Law

If you are interested in attending graduate school, contact your advisor for guidance in finding the best degree program to reach your education goals.


A Chemistry major serves as a strong foundation for a number of career paths, and our program prepares you to succeed and make an immediate impact as a scientist. Some common career paths our graduates pursue include:

  • Biotechnology development
  • Biotechnology patent law
  • Chemical commerce
  • Education
  • Law enforcement
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy

For students interested in pursuing a career in education, Mercer offers a teacher certification program that is open to Chemistry majors. Contact your advisor for requirements and enrollment in the Tift College of Education.