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MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Master of Science degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology requires:

  • 20 credit hours of didactic coursework
  • Advanced research study
  • An oral defense of an original research dissertation

The duration of the Master's program generally encompasses two years. A Master of Science degree is not a requirement for a PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Applicants who ultimately wish to obtain a doctoral degree should apply directly to the doctoral program.

How to Apply

Students wishing to obtain an MS in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology apply through the SUNY Upstate Biomedical Sciences Program.

Application forms and admissions information can be found at the Biomedical Sciences Program home page.

Forms for Download

Advisory Committee Form, Dissertation Form and Thesis Form can be found on the College of Graduate Studies website