Master of Science in Chemistry (with Thesis Substitute) Postgraduate Program By The University of Texas at Arlington |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Chemistry

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a vibrant, young and growing department with 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty advising over 90 full-time graduate students, 20 or more postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists, and a host of undergraduates getting their first exposure to scientific research at the highest-level. We have active research programs in analytical, organic, biochemistry, physical, and inorganic chemistry, with most faculty having research programs which cross over traditional divisional boundaries. Our Master of Science in chemistry degree program features three options: Master’s Degree with Thesis, Master’s Degree with Thesis Substitute, and Master’s Degree (Non-Thesis).

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE (WITH THESIS SUBSTITUTE)

This degree is available for students with at least five years of professional experience in an industrial, government, or other chemistry laboratory at the time the degree is awarded. Admission to the program requires specific approval of the Graduate Studies Committee.


The degree plan requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, of which at least 24 must be in coursework and at least three in a suitable research project (CHEM 5392). A minimum of 18 hours in chemistry from courses listed in the Graduate Catalog will be required. Twelve of these hours will be taken from at least four of the chemistry disciplines (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical).


Additional electives shall be graduate division courses in a science or engineering subject selected by the candidate; any elective requires the approval of the graduate advisor.

Program overview

Main Subject

Chemistry

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a vibrant, young and growing department with 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty advising over 90 full-time graduate students, 20 or more postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists, and a host of undergraduates getting their first exposure to scientific research at the highest-level. We have active research programs in analytical, organic, biochemistry, physical, and inorganic chemistry, with most faculty having research programs which cross over traditional divisional boundaries. Our Master of Science in chemistry degree program features three options: Master’s Degree with Thesis, Master’s Degree with Thesis Substitute, and Master’s Degree (Non-Thesis).

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE (WITH THESIS SUBSTITUTE)

This degree is available for students with at least five years of professional experience in an industrial, government, or other chemistry laboratory at the time the degree is awarded. Admission to the program requires specific approval of the Graduate Studies Committee.


The degree plan requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, of which at least 24 must be in coursework and at least three in a suitable research project (CHEM 5392). A minimum of 18 hours in chemistry from courses listed in the Graduate Catalog will be required. Twelve of these hours will be taken from at least four of the chemistry disciplines (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical).


Additional electives shall be graduate division courses in a science or engineering subject selected by the candidate; any elective requires the approval of the graduate advisor.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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