A degree in chemistry from Houghton College provides opportunities for a variety of fulfilling careers, as demonstrated by the lists below. In a recent survey of Houghton chemistry graduates, all respondents reported being employed in their field or attending a graduate program within one year of graduation from college.
Since the year 2000, about three quarters of the Houghton College chemistry-majors have chosen to continue their education in graduate school or medical school, and the remaining quarter have opted to pursue immediate employment. Over the past 35 years, nearly 100 percent of Houghton chemistry majors applying to graduate and medical schools have been accepted and have found that they are well-prepared for these programs.
- Kaitlin Smith (Biochemistry major, ‘10) is currently working on her PhD in Physical Therapy at SUNY Upstate Medical
- Joshua Wallace (double major in Political Science and Chemistry, ’11) is currently working on his PhD at the University at Buffalo
- Marilyn Holt (double major in Chemistry and Biology, ‘12) is currently at Vanderbilt University working on her PhD in Biochemistry.
- Shannon Hritz (double major in Chemistry and Biology, ‘13) is currently working on her MD at the Washington University School of Medicine at St Louis
- Deanna Montgomery (Chemistry major, ’14) is beginning her PhD in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Michigan
|Positions held by graduates||Medical and Graduate School acceptances (since 2000)|
M.D. or Equivalent Health-Related Programs