Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Brownsville, Texas, USA
Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This interdisciplinary degree program draws upon the expertise and resources mainly in the Departments of Chemistry and Biology, but also in Department of Physics, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences within the College of Sciences as well as in collaboration with the College of Health Professions and the School of Medicine.
  • The Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology provides an advanced multidisciplinary course of study for students in the Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Bio-medical research, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Health Fields.
  • This program provides students with skills, knowledge, and leadership experience for careers in the above fields but also in education, administration, and many healthcare-related areas.
  • Required Courses:
    • Advanced Cellular & Molecular Biology
    • Molecular Genetics
    • Biochemistry
    • Scientific Communication
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1133535 INR
Hostel & Meals610968 INR
Insurance223602 INR
Transportation87156 INR
Books & Supplies90818 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses205804 INR
International Student Fee10986 INR
Orientation Fees5493 INR
Residence Application Fees3662 INR
Total1238489 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • To be admitted to the graduate program, prospective candidates must first meet all requirements for graduate admission:
    • Undergraduate degree with a major in a Science Technology Engineering or Math (STEM) area.
    • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in STEM courses.
    • Overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Applicants with 4-year bachelor; 3-year bachelor + master or 3-year bachelor + post-grad diploma may also apply
ExamsTOEFL: 79

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral in a STEM field).
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