Chemistry Ph.D. Programs Need New Formula, Experts Say

The humanities disciplines are not alone in grappling with how to stay relevant and prepare graduate students for jobs that meet the demands of a rapidly changing labor market. Doctoral programs in chemistry need to be overhauled, too, including by reducing students' time to degree, the American Chemical Society says in a new report.

The chemical society released the report on Monday at news conference here at which speakers discussed ways that doctoral training needed to change to