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Biochemistry (Concentration in Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Virginia Commonwealth University

24 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

This Biochemistry (Concentration in Molecular Biology and Genetics) program from Virginia Commonwealth University is an intensive course of study, approximately two years in length, leading to the M.S. degree. It is designed primarily to prepare students for technical careers in biotechnology in academic or industrial settings, or as preparation for further graduate study. 

Overview

Key Features

The Biochemistry (Concentration in Molecular Biology and Genetics) program from Virginia Commonwealth University requires a total of 48 credit hours, with a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in graduate level courses, exclusive of research credits. The curriculum includes core and specialization courses, including two 10-week laboratory rotations intended to assist students in the selection of a faculty mentor. The program of study must include three semesters of directed research under the guidance of the faculty mentor, and culminates in the presentation and defense of a master’s thesis.

Programme Structure

Faculty and students focus their research on the following specialties:

  • Development and differentiation
  • Functional genomics
  • Molecular evolution
  • Human genetic disease
  • Genomics and pathogenesis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Gene structure and regulation
  • DNA modification and repair
  • RNA modification and processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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