The chemistry program at Penn State Altoona offers students the opportunity to study the key areas of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical.
The program provides a uniquely stimulating environment for scientific discoveries through close interaction between students and faculty. Outstanding research projects span a wide range of disciplines. Much of the research performed by our faculty is highly interdisciplinary, and significantly contributes to the advancement of the sciences and that of our students. Organic, inorganic, physical and theoretical chemistry is paired with cutting edge cross-disciplinary research in the biosciences, materials science, and nanotechnology.