Prepare for a Dynamic Career
Channel your love of physics and challenging course work into the Physics Scholars Plan at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. We’ve combined the Bachelor and Master of Science of Physics degrees into a single program designed to give top students the chance to thrive academically and get a jump start on their careers.
Enjoy a Demanding Course of Study
As a student in the Physics Scholars Plan, you will work on a graduate-level research
project to give your studies a crucial focus. And after you successfully complete the Physics BS, you could earn a waiver from the Graduate Record
Examination (GRE) requirement so you can start your Physics MS quickly. This accelerated
degree plan is the perfect choice for any student looking to maximize their academic
success and career potential, and with UHCL’s prominence in the Houston area, you’ll
be able to pursue graduate work or an excellent job in the technology sector.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Priority – May 22
Final (Summer I) – June 5
Final (Summer II) – July 10
Priority – August 14
Final – August 28
Priority – January 4
Final – January 16
- 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.