Chemistry M.S. with a Specialization in Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

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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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Chemistry M.S. with a Specialization in Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry Faculty

Jian Cui
Jian Cui

Jian Cui

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3793
Email: cuijian@uhcl.edu
Office: B3525-6

Faculty Bio

Anton Dubrovskiy
Anton Dubrovskiy

Anton V. Dubrovskiy

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3769
Email: dubrovskiy@uhcl.edu
Office: B3525-17

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Arcadius Krivoshein
Arcadius

Arcadius V. Krivoshein

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3785
Email: Krivoshein@uhcl.edu
Office: B3121-36

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Rio Carlos Lirag

Rio Carlo Lirag

Lecturer of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: (281) 283-3741
Office: B3121-8

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Jack J. Lu
Jack Lu

Jack Y. Lu

Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3780
Email: lu@uhcl.edu
Office: B3525-7

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Alexandra MacDermott
Alexandra MacDermott

Alexandra MacDermott

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-2283-3773
Email: macdermott@uhcl.edu
Office: B3531

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Ronald W. Mills
Ronald Mills

W. Ronald Mills

Professor of Biology and Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3773
Email: mills@uhcl.edu
Office: B3531-1

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Yi Su
Chunlong Zhang

Chunlong (Carl) Zhang

Program Chair of Environmental Science and Professor of Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3746
Email: zhang@uhcl.edu
Office: B3531

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Daniel Zerong Wang
Daniel Wang

Daniel Zerong Wang

Program Chair and Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3795
Email: Wang@uhcl.edu
Office: 3525-13

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Carl Chunlong Zhang
Dorothea Lerman

Dorothea Lerman

Professor of Psychology and Director, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3437
Email: lerman@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.20

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