What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in Biomolecular Sciences is designed to fulfill the educational needs of biologists who desire further specialization and/or knowledge of recent advances in cell and molecular aspects of biology, students who seek an immersion in cell and molecular biology as an intermediate step toward preparation for work at the doctoral level, and teachers who are interested in their knowledge in molecular and cellular biology.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Graduate students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge in biomolecular science, including an understanding of:
  • the connection between molecular properties and cellular activities,
  • the connection between cellular activities and biological responses,
  • cellular structure and function, including chemical composition, physiochemical and functional organization of organelles, and basic cellular metabolism,
  • major cellular processes, including DNA replication, gene regulation, protein structure and function, cell signaling, and differentiation,
  • the role of molecular and cellular processes in human health and disease,
  • contemporary techniques used in cell and molecular biology;
  • be able to evaluate papers from the scientific literature and present oral and written critiques;
  • develop research questions and the approach they will use to address that question; and
  • successfully complete a research project, analyze and evaluate the data generated and present their findings in both an oral and written format.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$25,144.00 per year
USD $12,572 per term

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected August 2020

Venue

School of Engineering, Science, and Technology

Copernicus Hall - Room 2240700, 1516 Stanley Street,

NEW BRITAIN,

Connecticut,

06050, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education to apply for a master’s Program; A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 (some programs require a 3.00) on a 4.00-point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work is required. 

For international students

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 point scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work. Applicants who do not meet the GPA standards may be considered for Conditional Admission.

Applicant must have TOEFL score of Internet: minimum score 61; Computer: minimum score 173; Paper: minimum score 500 and IELTS minimum band score of 5.5 is required.

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About this uni

CCSU is where pioneering students are developed into thoughtful leaders who are ready for a dynamic global society.

  • Has an illustrious teaching history since 1849
  • Based in New Britain, Connecticut, two hours from NYC
  • 15:1 student-to-professor ratio
  • 85% of graduates stay in Connecticut area