• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
The Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) offered by the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is intended to train students for careers in biotech, pharmaceutical and other life-sciences industries, such as manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, tissue culture, agricultural products, and new food and energy sources.

Overview

Careers

The job market demand for students with a background in biotechnology-related fields is expected to grow at an increased rate as companies continue to search for students with advanced training in these areas.

The Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) offered by the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is intended to train students for careers in biotech, pharmaceutical and other life sciences industries, such as manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, tissue culture, agricultural products, and new food and energy sources. The job market demand for students with a background in biotechnology-related fields is expected to grow at an increased rate as companies continue to search for students with advanced training in these areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioengineering Principles
  • Culminating experience
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Protein Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering 
  • Bioprocessing Modeling 
  • In vivo Molecular Imaging
  • Biochemical Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are due January 15 but applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis while space is available. International students who require a visa, submission by March 1 is recommended for Fall admission.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      18 – 24 months 

    Part-time
  • Credits
    27 alternative credits

    27-30 hours

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • For Master’s applications, please submit undergraduate and (where applicable) graduate grades. GRE and recommendation letters are not required, although applicants are encouraged to submit them if doing so will strengthen their applications.
  • ALL international applicants MUST complete and return the International Applicant Financial, regardless of ability to pay. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23100 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11310 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Buffalo

  • 920 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Scholarships
  • University at Buffalo Presidential Fellowships
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
  • Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowships
  • Fulbright Programs
  • Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program

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