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Biology with Biochemistry Option

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
37686 USD/year
22164 USD/year
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The Biology program prepares undergraduate students for graduate education in the medically allied professions and in the specialized fields of the biological sciences.

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Overview

The mission of the Biology Department is to provide students with a relevant education for biomedical and biotechnological careers, to lead in molecular biological research, and to serve the university and the scientific community.A wide variety of career opportunities is currently available for those individuals possessing advanced knowledge and skills, particularly in the areas of biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, ecology, genetics, endocrinology, and immunology.

Programme Structure

The master’s candidate must demonstrate competence in mathematics, chemistry, and physics comparable to New Mexico Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Biology.Requirements for the Master of Science degree in Biology with Specialization in Biochemistry follow the M.S. with Thesis option.Additional requirements are the following: Completion of at least six credit hours of 500‐level biology coursework other than thesis, directed study, or seminar.Completion of at least six credit hours of CHEM 521 (Advanced Topics in Biochemistry, 3 credits) and CHEM 547 (Medicinal Chemistry, 3 credits), or committee‐approved substitute 500‐level chemistry course(s).Completion of two credit hours of BIOL 501, (Graduate Seminar) and two credit hours of CHEM 529 (Chemistry Graduate Seminar).Thesis overlaps the fields of Biology and Chemistry and is supervised by faculty from both Biology and Chemistry Departments.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    37686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18843 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11082 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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