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Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology Application Requirements

  • Official transcript*
  • CV or resume
  • Personal statement: Describe your professional goals and why you’d like to pursue this graduate program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Completion of interview**

*If you are in the process of completing your bachelor’s degree, a transcript with in-progress coursework will be considered in place of your official transcript.

**An interview process may be considered as part of the admission criteria at the discretion of program leadership.

 

Application Deadline

  • Application priority date: February 1, 2021
  • Last date to apply: August 1, 2021 (Note: International students requiring visa processing need to apply by July 1 to ensure adequate time for travel document processing).

 

Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology Prerequisites & Admission Requirements

Ready to dive in? Here’s what we’re looking for when it comes to program candidates:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a Biotech-related field (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Genetics);

    • Students with a bachelor’s degree in a different field must have completed:
      • One year of Biology,
      • One year of General Chemistry,
      • One upper-division course in Biology, preferably in the field of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetics or Biochemistry.
  • 3.0 GPA or higher (recommended);
  • GRE general test score (optional), and;
  • TOEFL or IELTS score (if applicable)