Environmental Science M.S. with a Specialization in Environmental Geology
Unite Your Love of Environmental Science and Geology
You understand the connection that humans have to the earth and our environment as a whole. At the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you can apply that understanding to a Master of Science in Environmental Science, complete with a Specialization in Environmental Geology. With this degree you will learn to recognize, investigate and analyze environmental problems associated direction with geological concerns. This broad-based curriculum includes courses in remote sensing, ground water hydrology, wetlands and environmental geochemistry.
Learn How to Shape Your World and Your Future
Earning this Specialization in Environmental Geology with your M.S. in Environmental
Science can open up a multitude of possibilities. It could deliver enhanced opportunities
for further academic success in environmental sciences and occupational health. And
since UHCL is close to interesting geological formations, engaging institutions and
forward-thinking organizations, your degree will also get you ready to work in either
the private sector or the government.
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College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.
- Environmental Science M.S.
Admission DeadlineStandard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- 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.
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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.
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- 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.
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