Chemistry management degree

Explore the intersection of science and business with Susquehanna University’s chemistry management degree. This innovative program prepares you for a lucrative career in management, administration, sales and consulting for chemical and pharmaceutical companies. With interdisciplinary research experience in both chemistry and management, you’ll gain real-world skills that appeal to any employer.

As a chemistry management student, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive curriculum covering organic chemistry, experimental research and management principles. Taught by expert faculty from both the chemistry program and the internationally accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business, you’ll be equipped for diverse career paths where science and business converge. Whether you’re interested in pursuing opportunities in science-based industries or becoming a scientific information liaison in fields like public relations, political advising and lobbying, our program will prepare you for success. 

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“Susquehanna’s lab and research experience prepared me to bridge science and business know-how, making me a competitive candidate during my job search. In my current role, I manage client relationships, using my scientific knowledge to understand their needs.”

Taylor Nattress, ’21

Potential Careers

  • Pharmaceutical marketing and sales
  • Healthcare management
  • Research and development (R&D) manager
  • Public policy
  • Scientific information liaison

Recent Employers

  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • AstraZeneca
  • Penn State Hershey
  • Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • UPMC

Average Salary


2023 median pay for Medical and Health Services Manager

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bridging Business and Chemistry at Merck & Co. Inc.

Internship transforms understanding of pharmaceutical processes, ignites passion for organic chemistry or pharmacology careers.

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