12 months
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23411 USD/year
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About

The M.S. degree in Biochemistry offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is a research-based program coupled with sufficient advanced course work to provide a strong background from which students may pursue research, under the direct guidance of a faculty member, in their chosen areas of interest. 

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Overview

The Biochemistry program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , is designed to develop the professional skills required to be a successful researcher in biochemistry.

Learning Objectives

Technical Competency 

Thesis Committees will assess the technical competency of students based on their performance in programmatic courses identified by each committee as appropriate to the student, as well as their performance in a research setting.

Communication Skills

Assessed by Thesis Committees and other who evaluate student performance on seminars, prospectus, oral and written reports, papers presented and/or submitted, and thesis.

Analytical and/or Critical Thinking Skills

Assessed by Thesis Committees and other who evaluate student performance on seminars, prospectus, oral and written reports, publication reviews, papers presented and/or submitted, and thesis.

Expertise

Thesis presentation, written and oral. Assessed by Thesis Committees.

Career Possibilities

A M.S. degree in biochemistry provides a wide variety of career opportunities in areas as diverse as pharmaceuticals, biochemistry, the food industry, and environmental studies, as well as many others. Furthermore, a M.S. degree is generally required to be able to teach at the college level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Metabolism and Energetics 
  • Nucleic Acid Chemistry
  • Physical Biochemistry
  • Ethics in Scientific Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts  All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received. If the institution is outside the U.S., a foreign credential evaluation may be required.
  • Credentials not in English must be accompanied by an English translation certified as true by a university official, an official representative of a United States embassy or consulate, the United States Information Service, the United States Education Foundation, or an approved professional translating service. Notarized copies of originals or translations are not considered official. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 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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