American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the largest scientific organization in the world and hosts more than 161,000 members. Vassar College is an accredited institution of the American Chemical Society. An approved program requires a substantial institutional commitment to an environment that supports long-term excellence. Certification is awarded to graduates that meet the Society’s criteria for professional education. Certified majors must have instruction in each of the five major areas of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.