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About

Health professions schools are competitive. The Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology is a post-baccalaureate, pre-medical program for students looking to enhance their academic records. It is designed to strengthen you as an applicant for professional health schools, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy.

Overview

The program is designed so that it can be taken entirely online, either by full-time or part-time study. Acquiring advanced hands-on laboratory experience is available by taking the suggested laboratory courses as electives.Illinois Tech’s master’s program in biology for the health professions provides the skills, knowledge, and experiences to open doors to career opportunities.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions at the Illinois Institute of Technology is a post-baccalaureate, pre-medical program designed to strengthen you as an applicant for professional health schools, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Biology for the Health Professions is mainly designed as preparation for medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and optometry school. However, graduates can find employment in health-related fields.
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Audiologist
  • Biomedical equipment technician
  • Child life specialist
  • Clinical laboratory research technician
  • Clinical specialist
  • Drug information specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Immunology and Immunochemistry
  • Human Physiology
  • Molecular Biology of Cells

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
2.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the program may use DAT, MCAT, or GRE scores for admission.

  • GRE: quantitative + verbal minimum score of 299; analytical writing minimum score of 2.5
  • DAT minimum score of 17
  • MCAT minimum score of 50th percentile

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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