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Biochemistry

The City University of New York

12 months
Duration
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
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About

The interdisciplinary program in Biochemistry at The City University of New York is jointly administered and staffed by members of the Biological Sciences  and Chemistry departments. The master’s degree is offered as a terminal degree.

Overview

The MA in Biochemistry at The City University of New York prepares graduates to compete for laboratory professions in academia or industry, further education in the health professions and continued studies in doctoral programs in biochemistry or other biomedical science.

Comprehensive Examination and Thesis

Students may fulfill requirements for the MA through either of the following plans:
  •  Plan A: A minimum of 30 credits of course work plus a passing grade in a written comprehensive examination in the areas covered by the four required courses. The comprehensive examination is given annually in June. Only fully matriculated students who have completed all four required courses may take the comprehensive examination.
  • Plan B: A minimum of 24 credits of course work plus a passing grade in a written comprehensive examination and a thesis on an original research problem along with a minimum of 6 credits in original research. The thesis must be approved by both the student's faculty and the MA adviser, and it must be defended before a thesis committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology Lecture 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Developmental Biology 
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Bioorganic Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One year of organic chemistry, including laboratory
  • One year of college physics
  • One year of calculus
  • An undergraduate major in biology, botany, physiology, zoology, chemistry, physics, or other appropriate discipline. A minimum of 18 credits in the area of specialization should be presented. Chemistry or physics majors must offer at least one year of appropriate life science for admission to any of the majors in the MA program in biological sciences.
  • General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • TOEFL Test for foreign, non-English speaking students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • Resident:  $470 per credit
  • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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