12 months
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18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
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About

The Biochemistry program of Virginia Tech prepares students for careers as independent researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, and related areas. 

Overview

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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  • 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

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

Funding

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.

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