The University of Texas at El Paso is part of the University of Texas System and has a growing, vibrant campus with a truly diverse student body.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry includes major research efforts in the areas of Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry, Structural Biology, Materials Science, Nano-technology, as well as traditional areas of research of Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Theoretical Chemistry.
Our department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in both chemistry and biochemistry that are certified by the American Chemical Society. The department also offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. These degrees are designed to be consistent with our student's professional goals. These include chemical or biochemical research in an industrial (agriculture, petroleum, pharmaceutical, plastics, etc.), academic, or national laboratory setting. Furthermore, a chemistry degree from our department will allow you to enter the exciting fields of environmental, forensics, health (clinical, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary, etc.) and materials science studies.
We sincerely hope you have the opportunity to visit UTEP and our department so that you can see our research capabilities firsthand. Obtaining an undergraduate or graduate degree is an important endeavor and we certainly hope you consider Chemistry or Biochemistry at UTEP for your B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degree.
The UTEP Chemistry and Biochemistry Department