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Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology

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M.S. Admission

Applications are considered in accordance with KU admission requirements. Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree in a life science (e.g., biochemistry, biology, cell biology, clinical laboratory sciences, microbiology, molecular biosciences) or chemistry before enrolling in the program. An applicant with a degree in another area can be considered if all prerequisite course work is completed before enrolling in the program. Minimum grade-point averages apply to prerequisite course work.

A background check is required during the admission process; it may affect the student's eligibility to enter the program.

International students or those for whom English is a second language must meet minimum English proficiency requirements. International students may have additional requirements for visa, residency, and citizenship status. Students should contact the KUMC Office of International Programs for guidance regarding these issues during the application process.

Prospective students should review the program requirements, including prerequisite course work, and complete list of application requirements on the program's website.

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