Biotechnology Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree with a major in biology or chemistry.
  • Completion of a course in organic chemistry and at least three (3) undergraduate courses related to biotechnology, including genetics.

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General Admission Requirements:
Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science has the same requirements as existing graduate programs including:

  1. application for admission
  2. application fee
  3. official transcripts certifying coursework from each college or university attended

    9 hours of course work may be taken before the following additional application materials are received:
  4. three letters of reference
  5. a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score of 900 (OLD) or (NEW) combined 286: Verbal 138, Quantitative 148 is expected for consideration for unconditional admission. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) is not accepted.

To be unconditionally admitted into the program, all of the above items must be received in ample time to be reviewed by the College of Graduate Studies and the MS-PS Program. A student must be admitted unconditionally in order to be considered for a GA position or scholarships.

Additionally, the applicant must have the appropriate undergraduate preparation for the area of concentration. This requires meeting the general MS-PS requirements and the requirements listed for the particular concentration:

General MS-PS Requirements:
Basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases