Graduate Degrees | College of Science

Graduate Degrees

As a Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university and Hispanic Serving Intuition, UNT is an inclusive university where students push creative boundaries and tap into their imaginations to transform the world around them. In the College of Science, our graduate students work alongside world-class faculty to make scientific breakthroughs through hands-on research opportunities. Discovery begins here.

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Biology

Degrees Offered: MA, MS, PHD

Explore opportunities to conduct research in aquatic biology, aquatic toxicology, ecology, forensic biology, genetics, limnology, microbiology, neurobiology, physiology, and plant biology.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Degrees Offered: MS, PHD

Our faculty research interests are in biochemistry, molecular genetics, systems biology, developmental biology, cell biology, metabolism, and organism interactions with the environment in microbial, plant and animal systems. We're equipped with state-of-the-art growth facilities and instrumentation for in-depth study of functional genomics, gene discovery, metabolomics, protein/nucleic acid structure and function, and molecular and cellular imaging.

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Chemistry

Degrees Offered: MS, PHD

Our degree programs emphasize independent research that spans the traditional areas of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry, and chemical education. Interdisciplinary studies are encouraged. Many of our faculty also collaborate in computational, materials, forensics, and organometallic chemistry.

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Environmental Science

Degrees Offered: MS, PHD

Our environmental science graduate program specializes in a diverse group of research areas: biology, geography, philosophy, and computer science. By the end of the degree program, students are empowered to become independent researchers in human-environmental interactions.

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Mathematics

Degrees Offered: MA, MS, PHD

Our degree programs are designed to provide you with mastery in several major areas of mathematics while specializing in a specific research area. Our faculty research interests include algebra, applied mathematics, combinatorics, differential equations, dynamical systems, logic and foundations, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, probability and statistics, and real and complex analysis.

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Physics

Degrees Offered: MS, PHD

More than 60 full-time physics graduate students conduct research under the supervision of about 20 faculty members, making our graduate program one of the largest in Texas. You'll have the opportunity to train with state-of-the-art equipment in modern research laboratories, researching anything from astrophysics to materials science.

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For more information about the graduate programs within the College of Science, contact us at COS-GraduateStudies@unt.edu

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