Department of Chemistry and Physics

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Physics!

A degree in chemistry or physics is your key to a career full of engaging challenges and innovations that can help the entire world. With pathways in chemistry and physics to choose from, Frostburg State University can prepare you for a variety of careers in the health professors, research and development, academic, and industry positions. If you're interested in pursuing a Master's or Ph.D. program in either chemistry or physics, Frostburg State students have a great track record of graduate program acceptance.

Choose your path

Frostburg State University offers a major and minor in Chemistry and a major and minor in Physics with several pathways by which you can earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.). 

View details about your options in Chemistry

View details about your options in Physics

The Department of Chemistry and Physics also supports interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Science and Health Science.

Undergraduate Research

Our chemistry and physics programs focus on active learning and real-world projects at a time when experience is becoming more important to landing that first job. We offer students over 400 hours of hands-on laboratory experience, open-ended projects in many courses, collaborative research projects, and the opportunity for internships. These experiences are valuable when applying for internships, employment, and graduate school.

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Department of Chemistry and Physics

  • Compton Science Center 338
    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532
  • 301-687-3584
  • 301-687-7966

Dr. Matthew Crawford, Chair
Department of Chemistry and Physics