Master's Degree

Chemistry (M.S.)

Basic Degree Information/Description:

The purpose of the Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Chemistry is to offer students the opportunity to acquire a sound preparation of the fundamentals in several areas of chemistry, to introduce students to recent advances in chemical theory and methods, and to encourage research in a specific area of study.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Degree Requirements: The Master of Science in Chemistry program requires the successful completion of a minimum of 33 semester credit hours. For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog and the Chemistry M.S. Program Handbook which can be accessed at utsa.edu/chem/graduates.html 

Admission requirements and pre-requisites: Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study.  Background or remedial courses in chemistry may be required to remove deficiencies.

Specific Degree Requirements: All undergraduate chemistry courses must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. 

Graduate Studies Application: Yes

Department Application: No

Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended.  All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.

Test Scores: General GRE Required

Resume or CV: Not required but recommended.

Letters of Recommendation: 2 L/R required (3 L/R recommended) from persons familiar with the applicant's undergraduate scholastic record.

Statement of Purpose: No

Minimum TOEFL Score (for International Applicants): 550 paper/79 internet

Minimum IELTS Score (for International Applicants): 6.5

Additional Requirements:  International students and those with international degrees may be required to submit additional documents per our admissions policies and procedures. The Graduate School reserves the right to request any additional documents needed to fairly and consistently evaluate applicant credentials.

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Application Deadline Dates

Domestic Applicants (Citizens and Permanent Residents):
Spring- November 1
Summer- April 1
Fall- July 1

International Applicants:
Spring- September 1
Summer- March 1
Fall- April 1

Contact Information:

Graduate Advisor of Record: Ghezai T. Musie, Ph.D.
Email Address: Ghezai.Musie@utsa.edu
Telephone: (210) 458-5454

Degree Catalog Link: http://www.utsa.edu/gcat/chapter6/COS/chedept.html#msc

Funding Opportunities:

Qualified students are encouraged to apply for teaching and/or research assistantships and fellowships. Requests should be sent to the Graduate Advisor of Record for chemistry when application is made for admission to UTSA.

Course Scheduling and Offerings

  • This program is housed on UTSA’s Main Campus.

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