Financial aid is available on a competitive basis, primarily in the form of graduate teaching assistantships. Research assistantships and University fellowships are also available.
Faculty members are actively involved in research that is supported at the federal level. Students admitted to the graduate program in Biochemistry from The University of Maine may also carry out their research with faculty listed under Microbiology, in a number of laboratories in other departments at the University, the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute in Portland, or through cooperative institutional arrangements and Associate faculty or staff.
(In addition to the University of Maine-based faculty listed below, several faculty at Jackson Laboratory, MMCRI, etc, mentor research students in this degree program.)The MS program prepares students for further studies toward the Ph.D., or medical degrees, as well as for careers in academic or industrial research, or teaching. The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) is a non-thesis master’s degree.
Research areas include:
- Regulatory systems
- Protein biochemistry
- Molecular immunology
- Cellular and molecular toxicology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
DisciplinesBiology Biochemistry View 1272 other Masters in Biology in United States
- Completed online application
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcript of all previous college or university work
- Official test scores
- $65 application fee
International29214 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
National29214 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State9738 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 24 months.
New England Regional (NEBHE) $16,560
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