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Biological Engineering

Utah State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15346 USD/year
15346 USD/year
4384 USD/year
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About

Biological engineering is an emerging discipline that combines science and engineering principles. The Biological Engineering program of the Utah State University is research intensive and focuses on the application of research to solve current problems. Faculty members have expertise in the following broad areas: health and medicine, the environment, and renewable energy.

Overview

Research in the department ranges from developing biodiesel and bioplastics from algae to developing non-invasive bionanotechnologies that could help detect health problems before they progress to terminal diseases.

Faculty members in the department are nationally recognized. The department is even home to a USTAR professor. USTAR positions are funded by an initiative from the state of Utah aimed at bringing in the best researchers to address issues that solve current problems and can lead to economic development in the state.

Career Options

With the Biological Engineering program of the Utah State University, graduates can work in a wide variety of critical fields, including:

  • Development and production of alternative fuels
  • National security
  • Product development and manufacturing
  • Health and medicine
  • Academia
  • Industry
  • Law
  • Sales
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Modeling and Controls
  • Systems Biology Modeling
  • Downstream Processes in Biological Engineering
  • Food and Bioprocess Engineering
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Synthetic Biological Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students without an undergraduate degree in biological engineering must complete makeup courses. 
  • For students with degrees in biology or chemistry, makeup work in engineering is required, and for students with degrees in another area of engineering, biology and chemistry courses will be required. An individual makeup course plan for each student will be decided upon by the Biological Engineering Department and shared with students before they begin their coursework.
  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the $55 application fee
  • Score at or above the 75th percentile on the Quantitative portion and score at or above the 40th percentile on the Verbal portion of the GRE
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
  • Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
  • Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation
  • Provide statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7673 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2192 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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