Chemistry Department

Goals & Objectives


  • Provide students with a strong, broad-based conceptual understanding of the fundamental principles of chemistry and associated laboratory skills
  • Promote and conduct chemical research involving undergraduate STEM majors
  • Attain accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • The chemistry faculty will stay engaged with current trends in science education.  Additionally, faculty will continue to find creative solutions in promoting/fostering an environment conducive to learning, both in the classroom and in the laboratory
  • The chemistry faculty will continue to recruit students into the major and offer ample opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research projects
  • The chemistry department will continue to build an arsenal of instrumentation and pursue library resources (databases & journals) needed to conduct research and attain ACS accreditation

​​Contact Information

Joseph Cradlebaugh
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Phone: (904) 256-7329
Fax: (904) 256-7573

Jacksonville University
Department of Chemistry​
2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Phone: (904) 256-7300