Environmental Science M.S. with a Specialization in Environmental Biology
Explore How Biological Science Solves Environmental Problems
With the interdisciplinary methodology for the Environmental Science MS from the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Late, you’ll be prepared to pursue further academic training in environmental sciences or occupational health. Your Specialization in Environmental Biology encompasses a wide variety of professional opportunities from natural resource management to research, and you’ll have the skills to create solutions to improve conservation, increase sustainable use and restore natural resources.
Use Your Career Change the World for the Better
The need to minimize human impact on the environment and understand the interdependence of species has led to increasingly diverse careers in environmental biology. The purpose of a pursuing a specialization with your core Environmental Science degree is to provide you enhanced options for the career you choose as your vehicle for helping to save Planet Earth.
Explore what the future holds for you by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake's
College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.
- Environmental Science M.S.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
Apply online through the UHCL Graduate Application Portal.
- 3.0 GPA
- GRE optional but encouraged to submit to support application if GPA <3.0.
- Target scores minimum 290 total (150 on Quant)
- Foundation courses (C or better): Calculus I, Organic Chemistry 1/Lab, Statistics, Physics I and II/Labs
- Bachelor Degree in Natural Science or other degree if background includes at least 34 hours of Natural Science and 6 hours of Math
UHCL’s College of Science and 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.
Environmental Science, M.S.
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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.