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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

With a bachelor's degree, you could become a chemist. In the Great Lakes Bay Region job growth is expected to rise by 20% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $82,800 a year.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Likely Careers

  • Chemist
  • Chemistry Professor
  • Medical Laboratory 
  • Chemical Technician
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    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

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


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.  

Explore your options

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.

learn more about co-op

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!

learn more about honors

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 

Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

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


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