Houston, home to over 4,700 energy-related companies, is the energy capital of the world. Based on recent reports, the Houston petrochemical sector is booming at a record pace, with $50 billion of facility construction in progress.

The University of St. Thomas Master of Science in Industrial and Process Chemistry (MSIPC) provides a deep understanding of the principles of industrial chemistry and chemical processes combined with high-valued business and management skills, preparing you for upper level management and leadership positions.

100% virtual program (no classroom-based instruction) taught by current industry professionals, the MSIPC program is designed to meet the needs of professionals currently working in the chemical, petrochemical, and energy sectors as well as recent graduates starting their career.


Fast-track your career today with a Master of Science in Industrial and Process Chemistry from UST.

Your Pipeline To Possibilities

University of St. Thomas - Houston Master of Science in Industrial and Process Chemistry - chemical refinery at nightHouston is home to many leading multinational energy companies, employing nearly a third of the U.S. oil and gas extraction workforce, including:

  • Baker Hughes
  • BP
  • Chevron
  • ConocoPhillips
  • ExxonMobil
  • Schlumberger
  • Shell

Requirements Disclaimer:
This is an online program and international students cannot maintain or obtain F-1 student visa or status or I-20 form through this program.