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If you’re fascinated by the way our world works on the atomic level, a career in the field of chemistry offers a broad range of professional possibilities. You’ll have opportunities in more settings than just a laboratory, as chemical-related industries need professionals with experience in chemistry for a variety of roles. Austin Community College’s Chemistry Program supports study in allied fields and provides a gateway for you to continue your chemistry education. Chemistry courses at ACC also contribute toward the core curriculum requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a four-year state institution.
Chemistry is an excellent avenue to careers in many different professional sectors. Employers as diverse as healthcare organizations, the food and drink industry, government, environmental consultancies, and colleges and universities all offer opportunities in the field of chemistry. Median pay for entry-level chemistry technician jobs are well above the national average.