Chemistry, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | Colorado Springs, United States
24 months
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15464 USD/year
15464 USD/year
7748 USD/year
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About

The Master of Sciences (MSc) with options in Chemistry or Biochemistry from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a research Master’s degree program offered with  research (thesis) and coursework (non-thesis) tracks.

Overview

It provides students with advanced courses in analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Research areas include those above and environmental chemistry. The Chemistry degree program from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is designed for students who desire a research degree and advanced course work.

Prospective students must meet the entrance requirements of The Graduate School and of the Department of Chemistry.

Please consult with the department office for a complete program description, or contact the Master of Sciences Chemistry advisor for the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Dr. Janel Owens

Learning Outcomes for the Research Track

  • Explore graduate-level coursework in chemistry or biochemistry to increase depth and breadth within disciplines of chemistry or biochemistry,
  • Describe recent advances in chemistry or biochemistry,
  • Develop a hypothesis, design experiments to test that hypothesis, and carry out experiments with evaluation of resultant data,
  • Hone research skills and develop best practices regarding laboratory notebook upkeep and data management,
  • Communicate clearly in written and oral formats
  • Search for, read critically, evaluate, and summarize peer-reviewed manuscripts in the scientific literature, and
  • Identify, discuss, and propose solutions for scientific problems.

Learning Outcomes for the Course Track

  • Explore graduate-level coursework in chemistry or biochemistry to increase depth and breadth within disciplines of chemistry or biochemistry,
  • Describe recent advances in chemistry or biochemistry,
  • Communicate clearly in written and oral formats
  • Search for, read critically, evaluate, and summarize peer-reviewed manuscripts in the scientific literature, and
  • Identify, discuss, and propose solutions for scientific problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Master’s Program Research Methods
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Master’s Program Journal Club
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Master’s Program Project Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Has attained a Bachelors degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related major* (students in related majors must complete core requirements of UCCS BA degrees in chemistry or biochemistry) from an accredited college or university, and
  • Has an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher for regular admission or GPA of 2.75-3.00 for provisional admission.
  • If a student desires the research track, a research faculty mentor must agree to mentor the applicant prior to admission.
  • We will accept either path for demonstrating English proficiency for non-native English speakers seeking admission to the program:
  • Bachelors or post-secondary degree from a US-accredited institution or program where English is the language of instruction, or
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English with earned scores of 100 on the TOEFL, 7 on the iELTS, or 120 on Duolingo.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3874 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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