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Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

48 months
Duration
1625 USD/credit 12187 USD/year
1625 USD/credit 12187 USD/year
731 USD/credit 5482 USD/year
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About

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology approaches pervade every biological discipline, and each MEES campus boasts distinguished, energetic faculty members that emphasize molecular mechanisms of ecological interactions and dynamics.

Overview

About the program

The Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology program is offered by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Expertise includes molecular microbial ecology and physiology; bioremediation; molecular endocrinology of fish growth, development and reproduction; environmental stressors contributing to fish physiological dysfunction and oncogenesis; mechanisms and stressors of nitrogen fixation; molecular models of marine surface colonization; molecular cues of organism-organism interaction; and invertebrate immunity. 

Faculty in this area frequently study macromolecular-environmental interactions using recombinant DNA and hybridoma approaches. The Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Area of Specialization encourages interaction between campuses and is synergistic with other AOSs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Molecular Biology/Genetics
  • Cell Biology/Physiology 
  • Ecology 
  • Advanced Chemistry /Biochemistry
  • Experimental Design and Analysis and in Scientific Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all college-level work.
  • A brief essay clearly defining areas of research interest and research objectives (preferably including the AOS(s) of interest). The essay should be carefully prepared, not in outline form, and will assist with identification of an academic advisor should the applicant be judged admissible.
  • A current CV or resume.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the academic work of the applicant.
  • Official Graduate Record Examination Scores (Only the General Test is required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    12187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 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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