M.Sc. On Campus


Claflin University

12 months
14590 USD/year
14590 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Are you interested in working with renowned faculty to develop transgenic plants with the promise for use in vaccinations against malaria, hepatitis C and other diseases? We invite you to learn more about Biotechnology at Claflin University.


The Biotechnology program at the Claflin University  requires two years of coursework and research, culminating with a production of a master’s thesis. 

According to their interests, backgrounds and career goals, students can choose from three parallel tracks. Students must complete 16 credit hours in core courses, 8 credit hours in track-specific courses, nine credit hours in faculty mentored research, and four credit hours in seminar for a total of 37 credit hours.

Student Opportunities and Experience

  • We have state-of-art Forensic DNA Laboratories with certifications from the Federal Government when you complete the courses and the Forensic Units while studying at Claflin University. 
  • As a graduate student you may specialize in Forensics, Molecular or Agricultural Biotechnology or Bioinformatics. All are highly desired and competitive areas of research and development with boundless employment prospects in crime laboratories, with industry and in academics.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetic Engineering Lab 
  • Immunology & Pathobiology
  • Introduction to Biostatitis
  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Research Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




37 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete on-line application
  • Submit application fee
  • Submit 2 copies of official transcripts
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation
  • Submit an official copy of GRE scores
  • If international applicant, please submit official TOEFL scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7295 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7295 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Orangeburg

876 - 1523 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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