Graduate Degrees in Chemistry

A two-year Master's Degree in Chemistry is available in our department and involves course work in at least four of the following areas of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, environmental, inorganic, organic, and physical; and independent research project culminating in a written thesis. A non-thesis option is also available. There are active research groups in our department in all of these areas of chemistry. For a description of the areas and specific projects in which our faculty experiment, see a PDF document detailing our faculty's research (1.5 MB). We have a small research mentor/graduate student ratio that produces close interaction between our students and faculty. Our department's research facilities are split between the top two floors of the new Chemistry/Forensic Science building.

Teaching assistantships are approximately US$13,000 full time (20 hours per week) for the two long semesters, and approximately $2,500 for summer research. All students accepted in our graduate program in chemistry are supported by either graduate teaching or research assistantships.

You can apply to our graduate program online via ApplyTexas.


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