The Department of Chemistry is committed to the mission of providing quality education in the process of preparing students for graduate work or careers in chemistry and the biomedical sciences.
The Chemistry department at UTPA strives to fulfill its mission by offering a program that leads to an undergraduate, graduate, major or minor in chemistry. In addition, the Department:
- Prepares students for admission to schools of dentistry, pharmacy, and medicine.
- Offers a program that leads to teacher certification.
- Provides students with undergraduate research opportunities alongside faculty mentors in their research laboratories.
- Offers research support through generous support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Welch Foundation.