Master of Biotechnology Program (MBP)

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois, USA
Master of Biotechnology Program (MBP)
Duration15 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • The mission of Northwestern University’s Master of Biotechnology Program (MBP) is to prepare scientists and engineers for fulfilling and dynamic careers in biotechnology and associated professions by offering integrated coursework, extensive laboratory research, and training in current industry practices
  • The 1000+ hours of research embedded in the MBP curriculum is one of the most extensive research opportunities offered by any MS in Biotechnology programs in the USA. Students have access to 80+ research preceptors from several schools, colleges, and institutes of Northwestern University, including the renowned Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Students have optional 6-month industrial or academic internship which will extend the course duration to 21 months
  • In addition to becoming research and process development specialists, MBP graduates have taken up roles as consultants, regulatory affairs associates, and analysts
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3631532 INR
Hostel & Meals885252 INR
Insurance305411 INR
Total1190663 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicant must have a bachelor degree 
    • Competitive applications feature GPA's above 3.5
  • Prerequisites: At least one course in each of the following areas:
    • Organic chemistry or biochemistry
    • General or physical chemistry
    • Biology (e.g., cellular or molecular)
    • Calculus
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted
Top applicants have TOEFL scores above 100
IELTS: Accepted
Top applicants have IELTS scores above 7.5
Additional info
  • Academic Transcript 
  • The interview will be conducted for selected candidates
  • Two recommendations to provide evaluations and receive an official decision
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