12 months
1358 USD/credit 46172 USD/year
1358 USD/credit 46172 USD/year
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The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program from Pace University offers a unique, cutting-edge curriculum that provides you with the professional training required for the increasingly dynamic job market in the pharmaceutical biotech, biochemistry, and molecular biology fields.

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Key Features

  • Program director Nigel Yarlett, PhD, has developed an affiliation of national and international collaborators, providing opportunities for research with other laboratories around the world.
  • Research is funded and supported by the National Institutes of Health, Drugs for Neglected Disease Initiative, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program from Pace University is supported by fully equipped laboratory facilities for biochemistry and molecular biology, including a new state-of-the-art DNA sequencing facility, pathogen-handling suite, HPLC coupled mass spectrophotometry, and advanced spectrophotometric analysis.
  • This degree can be completed in 12–18 months.


This program provides students with an excellent preparation for professional employment, advanced graduate work, teaching, and a variety of private and public service positions.

Career Options

  • Medical Research Laboratories: All research and teaching laboratories are required to employ a graduate laboratory supervisor to oversee the facility.
  • Government Agencies: The National Institutes of Health, US Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Agriculture, and individual state laboratories employ skilled personnel for basic research and analysis of food, drugs, air, water, wastes, and animal tissue samples.
  • Biotechnology: The field offers excellent career opportunities for people trained in the molecular life sciences, with opportunities across a spectrum of many industries.
  • Non-Traditional Careers: Biochemists and molecular biologists enjoy fulfilling careers in management, science policy, science writing, and medical illustration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scientific Communications
  • Special Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Quantitative Methods: Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Research 
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Cellular Biochemistry and Advanced Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee ($70, non-refundable)
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.
  • Two Letters of Reccomendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume: A resume or outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities.
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1358 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1358 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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