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Graduate Programs

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers the Ph.D. and M.S. degree in Chemistry, with a specialization in eight subfields: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, chemical education, chemical physics, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and theoretical chemistry.  More information on these programs can be found by looking through the research interests of our faculty and the graduate courses we offer.

The Department also now offers two new degrees in Chemical Biology: M.S. Non-thesis and M.S. Thesis.

Graduate Studies may begin in either the Fall or the Spring semester.  Applications are evaluated as they are received; however, the following application deadlines apply.  Applications completed after these deadlines will be considered for the following semester.



Fall Deadline

Spring Deadline

US Students & Permanent Residents

April 1

October 1

International Students

March 1

September 1


The following steps must be taken to complete the application to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry:


The following items are not required but are highly recommended:


All Application materials should be uploaded to the appropriate Graduate site
or mailed to: 

Texas Tech University
The Graduate School Admissions
Boston Ave at Akron Ave
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030


Applications will not be processed until all required materials are received.