• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The objectives of the Biotechnology and Chemical Science - Biotechnology Management programme offered by Roosevelt University are to provide practical laboratory skills and a strong conceptual foundation in the many overlapping disciplines that comprise biotechnology, and to prepare students for the application of these skills in the workplace.

About

The Biotechnology and Chemical Science - Biotechnology Management programme offered by Roosevelt University is the result of a new partnership with Roosevelt's Heller College of Business. In this 36-credit-hour program, students get the best of biotechnology training, including up-to-date laboratory protocols and industry insight, plus core courses from the MBA curriculum. The track includes a capstone course or internship so that you can put your skills into practice.

The objectives of the biotechnology and chemical science master's degree programs are to provide practical laboratory skills and a strong conceptual foundation in the many overlapping disciplines that comprise biotechnology, and to prepare students for the application of these skills in the workplace. Students in the program receive:

  • Theoretical and practical training through a rigorous, flexible and broad-based graduate curriculum including chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biopharmaceutics and/or management coursework
  • Direct experience with laboratory techniques and research methods used in the commercial and academic research settings
  • Advising and mentoring from experienced faculty from across the University
  • Academic, volunteer, research and/or internship opportunities that enhance students' skills and prepare them to advance in their chosen field

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology Industry Practice
  • Applications of Biotechnology
  • Finance for Decision Makers
  • Executive Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: National deadlines apply for Canadian students as well. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    38 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities within the United States. Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent outlining your personal and professional goals, why you are interested in this program, and how it will help you achieve your goals
  • One letter of recommendation required for review. May submit up to two letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE scores are recommended for this program
  • English Language Proficiency: All international students and individuals who completed a degree program outside the United States are required to meet this requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20858 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20858 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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