Begin a Rewarding Career in Science

Chemicals are the building blocks of our existence. Every object in the world, living and inanimate, consists of a set of chemical compounds, which is why chemistry is at the root of so many industries and professions. San Jacinto College can help you get started down a road full of opportunities with our associate’s degree program. An Associate of Science Degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year or upper-level college or university.

Career Opportunities

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree pathway in chemistry will be prepared for careers as:

  • Chemists $76,282*
  • Chemical engineers $125,362*
  • Environmental scientists $89,997*

*Source:, 2016 annual median salaries for Gulf Coast region


Contact Information

Rachel Garcia, Chair - Central Campus
281-998-6150 x 1882
Susan Starr, Chair - North Campus
281-998-6150 x 7395
Christopher Wild, Chair - South Campus

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