Student Experience: Riley Rogan

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As Riley Rogan completed his bachelor’s in chemistry in spring 2020, COVID-19 began to send the world into lockdown. With the future uncertain and career opportunities limited, he examined his options. “I decided to do a one-year master’s program and pick up more education while this pandemic unfolded,” Riley said.

He enrolled in the UW Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology program to further explore his passion for analytical chemistry and become more competitive in his field. His investment in additional education paid off when he returned to the job market. “I thought that it was incredible to hear from the people who were interviewing me that the master’s degree made me a much stronger candidate,” said Riley.

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