M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular and Cellular Biology

12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Molecular and Cellular Biology MSc program from Arizona State University focuses on the fundamental molecular events at the core of all life. You may tailor the program around your interests, and you'll gain skills in contemporary approaches used in molecular and cellular biology.


The Molecular and Cellular Biology MSc program from Arizona State University encourages interdisciplinary, innovative, world-class research. It allows students to choose from a diverse range of research and training opportunities that extend beyond the traditional boundaries of biological research.

Career Opportunities

A master's degree in molecular and cellular biology provides strong preparation for academic careers from community colleges to research universities. The skills and knowledge obtained in this program are also valuable for government careers in federal and state agencies, and for careers in industry and nongovernmental organizations.

Career examples include:

  • food, agriculture and health care scientists in academic, private and industrial labs
  • instructors at community colleges
  • researchers and technicians in government labs and non-profit organizations
  • science teachers in elementary and high schools

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Molecular and Cellular Sciences 
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology Colloquium 
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • Responsible Conduct of Research in Life Sciences 
  • Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in the biological sciences, biochemistry or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • academic record form
  • personal statement
  • curriculum vitae or resume
  • GRE scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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