Polymer Chemistry

Change the World One Polymer at a Time

Pittsburg State University’s Department of Chemistry, together with its Plastics Engineering Technology program, offers undergraduate students one of the nation’s most unique and high-quality polymer chemistry programs. This program enables students the opportunity to enter the workforce as working polymer chemists in as little as four years.

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Student in lab
chemist in lab with student
chemist in lab with student

Professional Info

Average Salary

  • The estimated average starting salary range is $60,000–$75,000

Employment Job Titles

  • Synthetic Polymer Chemist
  • Materials Engineer
  • Materials Scientist
  • Polymer Technician
  • Many more

Is Polymer Chemistry Your Path Forward?

Explore the degree program to learn more about the expectations, outcomes, and professional possibilities.