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Chemistry

Transfer - Associate in Science

Program Overview

Is a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in your future? Delta is a great place to start. When it’s time to transfer, you will also have earned an Associate in Science degree to take with you.

If you are interested in the environment, industry, healthcare or a specific field such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, lab technologist, engineering, nursing, medicine, forensic science or teaching, chemistry provides foundational skills and knowledge to help you succeed. Delta offers a range of courses to get you started, regardless of what you aspire to be.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in chemistry? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control, or to develop new products and knowledge.

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Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, amd may work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids and gaseous materials for research and the development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards and other work involving experimental, theoretical or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Visit transfer agreements and guides to see the whole list of transfer opportunities.

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta

High-quality science faculty and courses

Our faculty are highly trained and routinely speak at state and national conferences. Faculty often work with students as they begin to make career choices. Many classes offer interactive lecture, activity and hands-on lab sessions. Check out our travel courses, blended courses (combination of classroom and internet-based) and online courses. Courses range from introductory to those more advanced that satisfy the first two years of four-year degrees in science, engineering, medicine, and more.

Meet our Faculty

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Honors Program

The specially designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

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Student clubs and service projects

The goal of the Delta Chemistry Club is to collaborate and explore the many diverse levels of chemistry – helping students learn from all areas of chemistry, chemical processing, chemical technician, health-related and engineering applications.

Contact the club advisor: Bernadette Harkness

Student clubs & organizations 

Transfer seamlessly

So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

Visit the Transfer Center

Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

Michigan

80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.