Certificate Programs in Chemistry

Certificate programs offer a set curriculum that covers the basics of a certain subject. Some certificates offer advanced coursework as well, depending on the institution. Generally speaking, a certificate offers a solid background on a topic in a shorter amount of time than a bachelor's degree would. What is a certificate in chemistry? Many people find chemistry to be harder than other subjects,… Read more

Certificate programs offer a set curriculum that covers the basics of a certain subject. Some certificates offer advanced coursework as well, depending on the institution. Generally speaking, a certificate offers a solid background on a topic in a shorter amount of time than a bachelor's degree would.

What is a certificate in chemistry? Many people find chemistry to be harder than other subjects, and a certificate in the field would greatly benefit one who is interested in broadening his knowledge on the subject without making it his major. The field itself has virtually infinite applications, so students can choose to take a general approach or focus on a specific topic, such as pharmaceutical or green chemistry. Many schools offer post-baccalaureate programs so that students can augment their existing knowledge and expand their career potential in doing so.

Many countries are experiencing a lack of science and math students, which creates a potentially unsaturated job market for graduates. Students who specialize in a scientific field have better chances at landing a career with a competitive salary for this reason.

The cost of a certificate program like this depends on the demand. Since such science-focused programs are a solid investment in a student's future, some institutions feel that they can justify a high price. Others acknowledge the societal need for more science-minded individuals and will offer lower tuition and financial aid.

Chemists are typically required to have a bachelor's degree in order to enter into the field, so earning a more advanced degree would be the next logical step after coming to an understanding of chemistry basics with the certificate. Alternatively, you could successfully enter into the field as a chemical technician. Technicians are not required to complete as much schooling, so a certificate would be ideal on its own.

Since the field is so broad, try narrowing your search by viewing some of the available programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern, Germany

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential appli ... +

Nanobiotechnology is a very recent and fascinating area of activity and research, which may be called the "Fundamental Technology of the 21st Century". Several potential applications can already be identified, for example in the field of medical diagnostics and therapeutics and the development of new materials. The distance learning program, unique in Germany and offered by the DISC since 2004, caters to the highly interdisciplinary nature of nanobiotechnology. You will find further information at www.zfuw.uni-kl.de/en/distance-learning-courses/science-engineering/nanobiotechnology/. The distance learning program is made up of 11 topics, which include characterization techniques, chemical and physical synthesis of nanoparticles, processing coatings, ceramics and composites, basics of molecular biology, genetics, screening methods in biology, chip technology, nanotechnologically modified biomaterials, nanomotors, and nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
15 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Abbey College Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

The college offers a unique and highly successful one year GCSE programme for students who wish to transfer mid GCSE into year 11. Students are able to take up to 6 subjects a ... +

The college offers a unique and highly successful one year GCSE programme for students who wish to transfer mid GCSE into year 11. Students are able to take up to 6 subjects and the course is delivered in its entirety in a year. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus