Link Disciplines to Help Research and Develop New Medical Therapies
Biochemistry and medicinal chemistry specialists have a diverse range of choices when it comes to career options, including positions in sales and laboratory research. A Chemistry BS with a Specialization in Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake will widen your knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry and physiology as you create or market new therapies for health-related problems. These specializations are catered to students like you with a strong interest in biology and biological chemistry by incorporating biologically related lecture and laboratory courses into the plan.
Your Gateway to a Promising Career in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy or Research
The coursework for this degree deliver important entry requirements for many advanced
medical, dental and pharmacy programs. If you wish to enter the job market after graduation,
highly skilled professional scientists with such specializations will have cutting-edge
acumen, which means you’ll be ahead of other candidates for positions in large and
small pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies, hospital laboratories, government
laboratories and the chemical industry.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 14
Final* and Session Start - August 28
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - September 1
Final* and Session Start - January 16
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
*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
**Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.