The University of Texas at Tyler
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The UT Tyler Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers outstanding programs to prepare students for advanced studies and successful careers in industry, medicine, government, education and other fields.
Degree options include the bachelor of science in chemistry, bachelor of science in chemistry with biochemistry emphasis and bachelor of science in chemistry-teacher certification. The department also offers minors in biochemistry, chemistry and physics.
Each degree option is approved by the American Chemical Society, allowing you to graduate as an ACS-certified chemist. Graduates are well equipped to work as chemists, biochemists or teachers, or to enter graduate school.
The university boasts a high acceptance rate (90%) for professional schools. At UT Tyler, you will get a solid foundation to transition seamlessly into a school of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine or other specialized professional program.
Other advantages to studying chemistry and biochemistry at UT Tyler include:
- Student-centered professors. Our faculty of experts care about each student and are focused on student success.
- Access to state-of-the-art instruments and facilities, including several teaching and research labs, and computer labs with the latest chemistry software.
- Excellent opportunities to do research related to your studies in chemistry or biochemistry.
- Membership in the Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society at UT Tyler, which has been nationally honored by ACS each year for more than a decade.