Graduate Program


Program Description

The Department of Chemistry provides the program for graduate students to complete the Master of Science (MS) degree in Chemistry to become professional chemists or to become professional secondary school/community college teachers. Both program tracks require students to finish 12-credit hours of core courses, 3-credit hours of seminar courses, and 9-credit hours of elective courses.

In order to meet the total 30-credit hour requirement for graduation, students in the traditional research track need to complete 6-credit hours on thesis and chemical research, while those in the teacher preparation track should finish 6-credit hours on chemical educational project on secondary school/community college education. Among the 9-credit elective hours, students may be allowed to bring in a maximum of 6-credit graduate hours from courses other than Chemistry.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Tülay Ateşin

Master of Science in Chemistry (Legacy UTPA Degree)