MS in Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry)

Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, USA
MS in Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry)
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The faculty in the School of Molecular Sciences offers a program leading to the MS in biochemistry with a concentration in medicinal chemistry
  • This program is intended for students who plan to continue their educational training in pharmacy or medical school or in a related field and want to expand their background knowledge in biochemistry before beginning their professional education
  • The Biochemistry MS program is a research-focused degree program for students wishing to take additional coursework and gain additional research experience prior to medical school or another professional degree program
  • Students will study courses like Chemical Biology, Bionanotechnology, Structure Discovery in Biophysical Chemistry, Advanced Topics in Biochemistry, etc.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1743112 INR
Hostel & Meals714822 INR
Insurance199579 INR
Transportation232903 INR
Graduate student support fee18310 INR
Student initiated fees46727 INR
Books and supplies77195 INR
Personal Expenses265715 INR
Total1555251 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's or master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution
    • Applicants from Indian institutions (3-yr BSc) must have completed a Master's degree.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program
  • Duration of study must be equal to at least 4 Years, i.e. 3 years Bachelor + 1 Year Masters
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

PTE: 60

GRE: Accepted
  • In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and the reduction in test availability, the GRE requirement has been waived and will not be required for the fall 2021 application cycle
    • If students have taken the GRE, please include the scores as the university's committee finds them to be a useful metric in evaluating the entirety of the application
    • The subject GRE is not required

Additional info
  • Applicants who have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree or higher from an international institution that is officially recognized by that country and the sole medium of instruction for the program was in English
    • Students should email to request an exemption and include a letter from the institution on letterhead indicating the language of instruction or provide information on the institution's website to verify the language of instruction
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