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Specialization in Environmental Chemistry

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Specialization in Environmental Chemistry of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a response to the national and regional need for highly trained professionals to diagnose and formulate viable solutions to specific environmental problems.

This program aims to train specialists in the application of modern methodologies that allow regions to monitor, evaluate and ensure the quality of their water, air and soil resources.

The curriculum was specially designed to promote among students the planning and execution of procedures that mitigate environmental impact in a wide range of productive sectors.

Given its nature, the program is established as nest of opportunities for the direct relationship between academia and industry.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 4669 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 11484 of July 13, 2018.

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DEGREE:

Specialist in Environmental Chemistry

DURATION:

2 semesters

MODALITY:

In-person

CAMPUS

Main Campus Bucaramanga

Degree:

Specialist in Environmental Chemistry

Duration:

2 semesters

Modality

In-person

Campus

Main campus - Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The Specialization in Environmental Chemistry of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is offered to professionals in the areas of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental and Health Engineering, Agronomic Engineering, Agronomy, Biology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Biology, Natural Sciences, and other programs related to environmental chemistry.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the Specialization in Environmental Chemistry are able to:

  • Apply the concepts of chemistry to the understanding and solution of environmental problems.

  • Apply principles related to occupational safety in laboratories.

  • Relate and interpret analytical results based on basic ecological concepts.

  • Innovate, lead, and work in teams.

  • Carry out studies on macroinvertebrates and bioindicators to establish the degree of contamination of an aquatic system.

  • Apply field techniques for flow measurement and water resource sampling.

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  • Apply national and international methodologies for the conventional analysis of water samples.

  • Elaborate evaluation reports of water treatment systems

  • Use protocols to determine the toxicity of chemical substances.

  • Apply the principles of environmental management to the operation of drinking water and waste water treatment plants.

  • Handle protocols in bioassay laboratories for calculations of lethal concentrations.

  • Perform soil analysis using techniques accepted by national and international standards.

  • Elaborate reports about environmental evaluation of soils

  • Elaborate basic designs of networks of measurement of the quality of the air.

  • Systematize environmental data.

LABOR

Field

Specialists in Environmental Chemistry are highly qualified to participate in the processes of construction of environmental improvement plans that contribute to the best use and rational utilization of natural resources, renewable and non-renewable. They are professionals who stand out for their significant role in the growth of the economy and the sustainable development of the region and the nation.

APPLICANT

Profile

The Specialization in Environmental Chemistry of the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is offered to professionals in the areas of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental and Health Engineering, Agronomic Engineering, Agronomy, Biology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Biology, Natural Sciences and other programs related to environmental chemistry.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the specialization in Environmental Chemistry are able to:

  • Apply the concepts of chemistry to the understanding and solution of environmental problems.
  • Apply principles related to occupational safety in laboratories.
  • Relate and interpret analytical results based on basic ecological concepts.
  • Innovate, lead, and work in teams.
  • Carry out studies on macroinvertebrates and bioindicators to establish the degree of contamination of an aquatic system.
  • Apply field techniques for flow measurement and water resource sampling.
Read more
  • Apply national and international methodologies for the conventional analysis of water samples.
  • Elaborate evaluation reports of water treatment systems
  • Use protocols to determine the toxicity of chemical substances.
  • Apply the principles of environmental management to the operation of drinking water and waste water treatment plants.
  • Handle protocols in bioassay laboratories for calculations of lethal concentrations.
  • Perform soil analysis using techniques accepted by national and international standards.
  • Elaborate reports about environmental evaluation of soils
  • Elaborate basic designs of networks of measurement of the quality of the air.
  • Systematize environmental data.

LABOR

Field

Specialists in Environmental Chemistry are highly qualified to participate in the processes of construction of environmental improvement plans that contribute to the best use and rational utilization of natural resources, renewable and non-renewable. They are professionals who stand out for their significant role in the growth of the economy and the sustainable development of the region and the nation.

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program

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our
program

All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Water chemistry


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Water laboratory


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Water treatment system evaluation and efficiency


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Ecology and bioassays


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Environmental toxicology


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Seminar I

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Air chemistry


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Air laboratory


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Bioremediation and soil laboratory


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Solid waste management


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Environmental management


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Analytical quality control


Code:  00000           Credits:    0  - Seminar II (monograph)

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2.022

* Subject to demand

Registration opening 

 

April 2022

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained in the undergraduate program required by the program, including the weighted average.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide this document.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

To facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained in the undergraduate program required by the program, including the weighted average.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide this document.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

8 S.M.M.L.V.


To facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

Program

Professors

Se presenta al público general y la comunidad educativa a la profesora de la Escuela de Química, Luz Yolanda Vargas Fiallo. Maestra en Química - Universidad Industrial de Santander. La foto fue tomada en primer plano, fondo blanco y la profesora está situada en el centro.

Luz Yolanda Vargas Fiallo

Master in Chemistry

Carlos Manuel Parra Gomez

Environmental Engineering Specialist

Carolina Guzmán Luna

Doctor in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

Consuelo Ordoñez de Rincon

Home Utilities Specialist

Efraín Andrés Rodríguez Ovalle

Doctor of Education, Curriculum, Teachers and Educational Institutions

Gonzalo Peña Ortiz

Environmental Engineering Specialist

Jesus Tadeo Olivero Verbel

Doctor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Juan Carlos Castro Ortiz

Chemical Engineer

Kento Taro Magara Gomez

Doctor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Manuel Antonio Campos Malagòn

Electronic Engineer

Maria Kopytko

Doctor in Ecological Engineering

Marianny Yajaira Combariza Montañez

Doctor of Chemistry

Ricardo Restrepo Manrique

Environmental Chemistry Specialist

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Contact Us

Specialization in Environmental Chemistry

Telephone: +57 (607) 6340826

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2798

espquiam@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: Carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio antiguo de Petróleos – Oficina 101

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specialization in Environmental Chemistry

Telephone: +57 (607) 6340826

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2798

espquiam@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address: Carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio antiguo de Petróleos – Oficina 101

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specialization in Environmental Chemistry

Telephone: +57 (607) 6340826

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2798

espquiam@uis.edu.co

 UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio antiguo de Petróleos – Oficina 101

Office hours

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.