The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition1 indicates that between 2006 and 2016, the job market for Forensic Chemists will grow by a whopping 31 percent, far outpacing the rate of growth for most occupations. With a growing career field and continual advancements in the field, opportunities for employment should be highly favorable if you hold a degree in forensic chemistry. Learn More about careers in forensic chemistry.
“Ashland provides a great opportunity to use advanced equipment in meaningful research. Not many undergraduate students across the country have the chance to get the hands-on exposure to this type of research and research equipment. I’ve learned how to use the MALDI-TOF and understand how it works, inside and out.” --Nick Bellanco, from Wooster, Ohio
“I have been impressed by Ashland University’s science programs because I have been able to get hands-on lab experience beginning my first semester of my freshman year. And I like that the professors are in the lab with me for one-on-one interaction. I like the willingness of the professors to be hands-on and be available for help when I need it.” -- Karie Charlton, sophomore from Jelloway, Ohio, involved in the Habitat for Humanity spring break trip, Alpha Phi, Community Care, Geology Club vice president