Biochemistry, M.Sc. | Virginia Tech | Blacksburg, United States
12 months
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biochemistry program of Virginia Tech prepares students for careers as independent researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, and related areas. 


What do the Biochemistry graduate programs offer?

  • Students of the Biochemistry program of Virginia Tech obtain world-class research training and develop analytical skills, including big data analytics, in our programs. They learn how to present their research to a general audience and write and publish their results. Our program is designed to develop professionals who will be leaders and innovators. 

Where do the students go after completing their degree?

  • Graduates from our graduate programs are very successful in securing jobs in the biotechnology and healthcare industries, academia, and law firms, to name a few. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Biochemistry
  • Techniques in Biochemical Research
  • Computational Biochemistry for Bioinformatics
  • Seminar in Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology 
  • Biochemistry for the Life Sciences
  • Protein Structure and Function

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your application online, along with the $75 application fee
  • Include a scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The Graduate School doesn’t require entrance tests, but check to see whether your department requires you to submit GRE, GMAT, or subject test scores with your application 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4699 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 USD /month
Living costs

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