The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler provides Master of Science in Biotechnology, a highly marketable skills and qualifications to work in the biotechnology industry and the academic foundation to pursue further medical and professional studies.
You will receive a hands-on, laboratory based program taught by world-class National Institutes of Health (NIH)- funded biomedical research faculty at an affordable cost.
Tuition and fees are waived for the 2021-2022 academic year for students that meet admission requirements!
To be admitted to the master’s degree program in biotechnology at UT Health Science Center, a student must hold a bachelor’s degree, ideally in biology or chemistry, but a degree in a related field (bio-physics or physics with a biological emphasis) is acceptable.
Students must have been completed Biochemistry I or an equivalent with a grade of B or better.Table of Content
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Students must complete the graduate program application.
Applicants must submit official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, including community colleges that lead to their baccalaureate degree, to the program office.
While an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is the minimum requirement, it is recommended that applicants maintain a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and a 3.0 in their field of study. If an applicant does not meet the minimum GPA requirements, it is possible to be admitted on a probationary status. You should contact the program advisor to see if GRE scores and/or a combination of other factors might meet the requirements for admission.
General revised GRE scores should be a minimum of 295 (combined verbal and quantitative), with no less than a 150 on the verbal section and no less than 145 on quantitative section. Sign up to take the GRE or request an official copy.
The following documents should accompany your application:
Complete and submit the graduate program application at least 30 days prior to entering the program. UT Health Science Center accepts credit or recognizes degrees only from institutions accredited by one of the regional accrediting bodies.
A $25 application fee is to be included with the application materials. A fee of $50 must accompany the application of all foreign applicants, except those under university-sponsored exchange programs.
Send official transcripts, test scores, and transcript evaluations to:
UT Health Science Center
Office of Academic Administration
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX 75708
For more details, visit UTHC website