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Chemistry majors at LMU explore the key components of chemistry: organic, inorganic, analytical, physical, and biochemistry. Students in the Secondary Teacher Education Licensure Program graduate proficient in these areas and are prepared to serve their communities as middle school and/or high school teachers. Pre-medical track students master vital concepts across chemistry and the life sciences positioning them to excel in professional and graduate programs in the health sciences and beyond. Topics come to life as students engage the curricula in LMU’s Hamilton Math and Science Building — a 140,000 square-foot facility that houses state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and equipment.


  •   Career Opportunities

    As a chemistry major graduating from LMU, you'll be prepared for continued study at health professional and graduate schools. You may also pursue a career as a health care professional, professional chemist, high school educator or industrial chemist. Our graduates have a 100% employment rate for educators and high placement rates for graduate and professional programs.

  •  Special Features

    Faculty Mentored independent research opportunities 

    High Placement rates into professional programs such as Pharmacy

    100% employment rate for secondary educators

    Median salar for Chemists and Material Scientists $78,330 (US Bureau of Labor and Statistics)

  •  Student Success

    Our students have gone on to conduct advanced research in Graduate and Professional Programs across the country. We have students attending the University of Kentucky Dental School, the University of the Appalachia School of Pharmacy and many more.

Check out what our students, faculty and alumni are up to!     ai

For more information about Chemistry , please contact:
Stephen Everly | 423.869.6472 | [email protected]


Math and Science News

inpersongraduation March 19, 2021

Spring Commencement at LMU will be In-Person

LMU plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies to celebrate undergraduate and graduate degree candidates completing their studies this semester. Two ceremonies will take place at Tex Turner Arena on Saturday, May 8, 2021. An undergraduate ceremony for associate and bachelor degree candidates (AS, BA, BBA, BS) will take place at 10 a.m. and a ceremony for master’s, doctoral and specialist degree candidates (MBA, MEd, MPA, MS, MSN, EdS, EdD) will take place at 2 p.m.

lmuhonorsscholarstchc March 3, 2021

LMU Honors Scholars Present at TCHC Virtual Conference

The Lincoln Memorial University Honors Scholars Program (HSP) took part in the Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council (TCHC) Virtual Conference, along with honors students from 11 other institutions on February 13.

Abe Statue and Museum Facade February 19, 2021

LMU to Begin Phased Approach to Expanding Campus Access

Based on rapidly decreasing COVID-19 case counts in the Lincoln Memorial University service areas, President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will begin a phased approach to expanding access to campus facilities beginning on Monday, March 1, 2021.