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Biology, Industrial Biosciences Concentration

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

12 months
Duration
17544 USD/year
4744 USD/year
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About

The primary objective of the Professional Science Master’s (P.S.M.) Biology, Industrial Biosciences Concentration from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is to provide students with advanced technical skills, industry-guided knowledge, and business training to prepare them for work in the commercial sector.

Overview

This Biology, Industrial Biosciences Concentration from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University will develop in all participants, through training experiences and other enrichment activities, scientific understanding, understanding of the commercialization process, critical judgment, and personal integrity. 

Specifically, this program is designed to enhance the student's ability to manage scientific projects, to understand regulatory, ethical and legal dimensions of science-based work, to become competent using state-of-the-art research equipment, and to improve the student's proficiency in oral and written communication.

Program Outcomes

  • Communication skills: Students completing the MS degree program in Biology will exhibit effective communication skills (written, oral, graphic and interpersonal) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the master’s or doctoral level
  • Critical Thinking skills: Students completing the MS degree program in Biology will effectively use quantitative and/or qualitative analytical problem-solving skills appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the master’s or doctoral level
  • Disciplinary Expertise: Students completing the MS degree program in Biology will demonstrate a level of discipline-specific expertise (knowledge, skills, and professionalism) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the master’s or doctoral level
  • Research/Creative Engagement: Students completing the MS degree program in Biology will demonstrate ability to engage productively in the review and conduct of disciplinary research and creative professional activity appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the master’s or doctoral level

Programme Structure

Students will have opportunity to pursue training in various project areas, including 

  • genetics
  • microbiology
  • biotechnology
  • bioinformatics
  • physiology
  • evolution
  • toxicology
  • health disparities 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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application for admission to the Graduate College.
  • Transcripts: One unofficial copy of transcript(s)/mark sheet(s) from all colleges and universities previously attended must be uploaded on the application portal. An overall GPA of 3.0 in the bachelor's degree, a previously earned graduate degree or a GPA of 3.0 on at least 12 post-baccalaureate graduate credits is necessary (in addition to the other criteria outlined in the Graduate Catalog) for unconditional admission.
  • Recommendations: Three recommendations are expected.
  • Personal statement of interest in the program, as required. 
  • English language proficiency: International applicants are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8772 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2372 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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