12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences - Cellular and Molecular Biology from Kent State University prepares creative research scientists for careers in teaching, research and biotechnology. 

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Graduates possess an in-depth comprehension of experimental design at the cellular and molecular levels of biological organization, as well as competency in current techniques in the discipline. Major research emphases include signal transduction, biochemistry and pathobiology, gene regulation, cell systems biology, cell and tissue ultrastructure, membrane structure and function, molecular aspects of neurobiology and endocrinology, genetics and metabolism of microorganisms, virology and immunology and enzymology with an emphasis on protein dynamics and folding, as well as cytochrome P-450s.

Program faculty are drawn from several departments at Kent State University , Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Additional participant faculty are located at area clinical facilities and hospitals. This multi-departmental and inter-institutional structure gives master's student access to the talents of a broadly diverse research faculty, as well as significant research facilities and resources.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Biomedical Sciences - Cellular and Molecular Biology from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Publish their research in peer-reviewed journals
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate students
  • Seek employment  in fields that reflect their area of training

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioanthropological Data Analysis 
  • Biological Statistics
  • Quantitative Statistical Analysis 
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Bioenergetics
  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Academic preparation adequate to perform graduate work in the desired field (typically two years of chemistry, one year of mathematics, one year of physics and courses in anthropology, biology and/or psychology)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores (effective for spring 2023 admissions, the GRE will no longer be required)
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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


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