The College of Arts and Sciences offers a doctoral degree in biomedical sciences with specializations in biological communication
, health and environmental chemistry
, and medical physics
Centered in the Department of Chemistry, the health and environmental chemistry program requires a strong academic background in the natural sciences.
Graduates will complete a unified program of formal coursework, as well as independent dissertation research, and will possess the theoretical background and practical skills necessary for successful contribution to the solution of environmental and health-related chemical problems. Scientists who graduate with this specialization will be capable of applying state-of-the-art methods to the determination, quantification and management of a wide variety of naturally occurring and synthetic chemical substances and the related chemical processes.
No other doctoral program in Michigan focuses on these particular areas of chemistry, yet the contributions of highly trained doctoral-level scientists are essential to the resolution of major problems facing the nation in these areas.
Read the Department of Chemistry's Ph.D. procedures for more information.