Uncover the Connections between Environmental Science and Chemistry
Do you enjoy learning about how nature and humanity interact on a chemical level and want to take your education to the next level? Pursue a Master of Science in Environmental Science with a Specialization in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Through the interdisciplinary approach of this graduate program, you will receive hands-on experience in sampling and monitoring, air/water pollution, soil/groundwater remediation, environmental chemodynamics and more.
Take Your Career in a Fresh Direction
Choosing a specialization in Environmental Chemistry for your Master of Science in
Environmental Science will provide you a range of career options. It serves as an
excellent foundation for further academic training in environmental sciences and occupational
health. And with the proximity of UHCL to companies that play an integral role in
the oil and gas industry, this degree can also prepare you for opportunities in government
and the private sector.
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Take your education to new heights in University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Learn the next steps to being admitted now.
- Environmental Science M.S.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- A GPA of 3.0 or higher on the applicant's last 60 hours of college credit is preferred, but a somewhat lower GPA may be accepted by some faculty committees, if the other criteria are favorable.
- GRE Total Score of 290 (150 Quantitative)
- A personal statement outlining academic background, academic and career goals, and declaration of a specialization under the Environmental Science degree plan. Two letters of recommendation are suggested, but not required.
- Additional Requirements – At least 34 undergraduate credit hours of natural science courses and 6 undergraduate credit hours of math courses prior to admission
Get ready to calculate the course load for your education at University of Houston-Clear Lake! Learn more about the courses required to succeed here in the College of Science and Engineering.
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.
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