M.Sc. On Campus

Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology

12 months
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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The Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville includes an initial year of core classes and laboratory research rotations followed by a broad array of more specialized courses. y, plant growth, transcriptional/chromosomal regulation, and neuronal signaling. 


About this Degree

The University of Tennessee Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) trains graduate students in the fundamentals of scientific research. The department provides an excellent graduate education with a highly diverse graduate population. The program offers: a) high-quality graduate coursework in the form of lectures, lab courses, and seminars; b) participation in high impact, fundamental research at the cutting edge of the molecular and cellular biological sciences; and c) diverse teaching opportunities with active mentoring to improve their teaching skills. 

The BCMB faculty is committed to fostering a strong mentoring environment for all of their students that will maximize their subsequent career opportunities in diverse career paths. The Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program is offered at the University of Tennessee Knoxville

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biochemistry
  • Neurogenetics Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology and Genomics
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • General Physiology
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Registration for Use of Facilities
  • Computational Structural Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grades. U.S. Degree holders must have earned a 2.7 out of a possible 4.0 GPA or a minimum of 3.0 during the senior year of undergraduate study. Foreign degree holders must have earned a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or other equivalent to a ‘B’ average.
  • Official Graduate School Application.  You must apply online via the Graduate School’s website.  If you need a paper copy of the application, please contact UT Graduate Admissions.  Once you have completed the application, you must also submit:One copy of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Non-Refundable $60 application fee.
  • An assay describing your research experience, career goal and the reasons why you would like to pursue graduate degrees at BCMB, UTK.
  • Optional: GRE Scores
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 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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