Chemistry instruction at Elms College is highly personalized and tailored to meet your needs and goals, and also to cultivate your talents. Our faculty are published, award-winning professionals who maintain a sensitive awareness of each student’s background and learning progress. Our focus is on you and your education, and our students are often invited to work with faculty on their research projects.¬†Independent theoretical research is a hallmark of the program at Elms College, and it is an especially valuable experience for chemistry students.

Our graduates have gained admission to doctoral programs at numerous institutions, including Brown University, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Connecticut, and Boston College. Many of our graduates have found jobs as chemists at local companies including Solutia, Morton Salt, Minute Maid, and others. Some have chosen to pursue teaching careers, often finding positions in Western Massachusetts high schools.

Independent Research

Vladislav Tumasyan '16

Photo of Vladislav Tumasyan measuring liquid in the chemistry lab

Vladislav and his professor presented research on herbivore damage to parasitic plants, conducted in conjunction with the UMass Amherst biology department, at the Eastern Colleges Science Conference in 2016.