Chemistry M.S. with a Specialization in Petrochemical and Process Chemistry

Enhance Your Career in Chemistry with a Petrochemical Specialization

Looking to take your current job trajectory in an exciting new direction? Consider a Master of Science in Chemistry with a Specialization in Petrochemical and Process Chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake! Whether you want to take the next step toward earning your Ph.D. or you desire to raise your profile and job qualifications for a big promotion, UHCL can provide the education, training and hands-on experience you need. And thanks to small class sizes, a dedicated staff, and access to top oil and gas companies in the greater Houston area, you will greatly benefit from enrolling in this excellent program.

Study the Processes that Lead to Products

In this branch of chemistry, you will study the transformation of petroleum and natural gas into useful products that meet fundamental human needs in an array of areas such as health, hygiene, housing and food. You will learn about the systematic design, development and operation of the processing for the extraction, transformation and recovery of economically useful materials.

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

UHCL’s College of Science and Computer Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2017

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 14
    Final* and Session Start - August 28

  • Spring 2018

    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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    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


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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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.


Chemistry M.S. with a Specialization in Petrochemical and Process 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

Faculty Bio

Arcadius Krivoshein

Arcadius V. Krivoshein

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

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

Faculty Bio

Rio Carlos Lirag

Rio Carlo Lirag

Lecturer of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

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

Faculty Bio

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

Faculty Bio

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

Faculty Bio

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

Yi Su

Assistant Professor of Chemistry,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-2833752
Email: Su@UHCL.edu
Office: Bayou 3121

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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

Faculty Bio

Carl Chunlong Zhang
Chunlong Zhang

Chunlong (Carl) Zhang

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

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

Faculty Bio