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The Ph.D. degree program in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma is now one of the most innovative and well-structured programs in the nation. Building on several years of development and evolution we now offer a unique first year graduate student experience coupled with modular course offerings. This structure enables students to complete their coursework efficiently and commence their productive research work earlier. The result should be more effective training of students with a targeted average time to degree of 4.5 years. For more information on application procedures please visit the Apply page.

Lab Rotations

Incoming students are required to rotate through two research laboratories in the first year. These rotations provide broad exposure to the area of research, methods, techniques, rules and regulations of each lab as well as the general lab organization and personnel. Each rotation will be approximately five weeks long, and will occupy minimum of 10-15 hours/week.