Link Disciplines to Help Research and Develop New Medical Therapies
Biochemistry and medicinal chemistry specialists have a diverse range of choices when it comes to career options, including positions in sales and laboratory research. A Chemistry BS with a Specialization in Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake will widen your knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry and physiology as you create or market new therapies for health-related problems. These specializations are catered to students like you with a strong interest in biology and biological chemistry by incorporating biologically related lecture and laboratory courses into the plan.
Your Gateway to a Promising Career in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy or Research
The coursework for this degree deliver important entry requirements for many advanced
medical, dental and pharmacy programs. If you wish to enter the job market after graduation,
highly skilled professional scientists with such specializations will have cutting-edge
acumen, which means you’ll be ahead of other candidates for positions in large and
small pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies, hospital laboratories, government
laboratories and the chemical industry.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking 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.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
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.