Develop a Successful Career in Chemistry
A Master of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Houston-Clear Lake will provide the challenging program you deserve for your education and career. You will be exposed to coursework in traditional areas like Organic, Analytical, Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, as well as pursue a thesis option if you have plans for a doctoral program after graduation. You also have the option to choose an advanced specializations that can provide focus to your studies:
- Specialization in Petrochemical & Process Chemistry.
Take Advantage of Excellent Research Opportunities
The UHCL Chemistry plan has received endowments from the Welch Foundation in the form
of a Chemistry Departmental Research Grant, as well as the Zeon Chemicals Company.
Those funds have been expended in support of the research efforts carried out by the
College of Science and Engineering faculty during the training of students. This course
of study will prepare you for a wide variety of careers, from the typical role of
chemist in a private or government research institution to roles in development, administration,
education and beyond.
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College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.
- Chemistry M.S.
Admission DeadlineStandard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- 3.0 GPA
- GRE Total Score of 290 (150 Quantitative)
- Foundation Courses (C- or better): 8 hours of General (Freshman) Chemistry I and II with laboratory, 8 hours of Organic Chemistry I and II with laboratory, 12 hours of upper-level Chemistry courses in any of the following areas: Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.