6 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biochemistry - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona offers the opportunity for students to participate in an accelerated curriculum that leads to both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in either Chemistry or Biochemistry.

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The curriculum of this Biochemistry - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona follows the normal B.S. degree for three years, but adds typically two (but up to four) graduate level courses during the fourth year that are also applied to the subsequent M.S. program. 

The fifth year then includes the remaining graduate courses to bring the total to five, research credits and the Master’s Thesis. 

Students will generally apply to the Graduate College during the third year for official admission to the M.S. program immediately following completion of B.S. requirements. Admission to this program must precede enrollment in graduate courses.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Arizona Biological and Biomedical Science Program (ABBS) integrates recruiting and admissions for the following graduate PhD programs:  Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Cancer Biology GIDP, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Drug Discovery and Delivery, Genetics GIDP, Immunobiology, Medical Pharmacology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physiological Science GIDP, and The School of Plant Sciences. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have completed a minimum of 75 undergraduate credit hours at the time of application; a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours will be required at the time of entry into the program. Typically, this unit requirement means that students will be in their third year at the time of application. Exceptions can be made for fourth year students, depending on progress to the degree.
  • Students are generally expected to complete the undergraduate degree within four years. The undergraduate degree requirements must be completed before the student is eligible to have the M.S. degree awarded. Therefore, students shall have completed or nearly completed the general education requirements before application.
  • Students must be a continuing UA student progressing toward a Bachelor’s degree. At least 12 earned undergraduate credits must have been completed at the University of Arizona’s main campus in the major listed above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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