Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Program Overview

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The Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program provides an opportunity for individuals desiring careers in health sciences, industry, education or research to prepare themselves for either professional studies or positions demanding mastery of science beyond the baccalaureate level.

The Non-Thesis Master's track is a one-two year program with an emphasis on course work and experiences that will prepare the students for careers other than independent research. Students will experience seminar and comprehensive exams that are tailored for their expected careers, as well as unique experiences in bench science with training in basic and advanced laboratory techniques used in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The Thesis Master's track is a full-time enrollment for a minimum of 2 years. The emphasis of this track in on research and development of independent hypothesis and critical reasoning skills. For this track only, a part-time graduate assistantship and tuition waiver may be available after joining a laboratory. 

Program Website

Learn More — Visit the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Program website for additional information.


Course Requirements — View the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Program curriculum requirements.

Deadlines for Applying to the Program

U.S. Applicant
International Applicant
Spring June 1 November 15 September 1
Summer September 1 April 1 March 1
Fall October 1 July 1 April 1