Chemistry, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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. 

Overview

Both Chemistry program tracks at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley require students to finish 12-credit hours of core courses, 3-credit hours of seminar courses, and 9-credit hours of elective courses.

Key Features 

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Instrumental Analysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students for Summer I and Summer II

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a major in Chemistry or 32 hours of undergraduate courses in Chemistry.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Two  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • Statement of Interest explaining objectives in pursuing the degree and area of interest within chemistry or in biochemistry or material science.
  • GRE General Test. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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