Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides an advanced multidisciplinary course of study for students in the Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Bio-medical research, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Health Fields. 


This interdisciplinary degree program Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offered by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, draws upon the expertise and resources mainly in the Departments of Chemistry and Biology, but also in Department of Physics, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences within the College of Sciences as well as in collaboration with the College of Health Professions and the School of Medicine.

Key Features

  • This program provides students with skills, knowledge and leadership experience for careers in the above fields but also in education, administration and many healthcare related areas.
  • Accredited, cutting edge degree program
  • Experienced, dedicated faculty
  • Demonstrated student success in research, professional certification and career advancement

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a major in a Science Technology Engineering or Math (STEM) area.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in STEM courses.
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources. For example: A professor or work supervisor.
  • Statement of Interest explaining objectives in pursuing the degree and area of interest within the advance Biochemistry and Molecular Biology degree. Please specify in the Statement of Interest if you would like to pursue a thesis or non-thesis option.
  • GRE General Test: GRE test are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral in a STEM field).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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


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