Biotechnology

Duquesne's Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences is home for the Master of Science (M.S.) in Biotechnology program, which promotes the innovative development and application of biotechnology through an interdisciplinary, coordinated research effort. You'll connect with research faculty, other research universities and leaders in the biomedical industry, while conducting basic and translational research.

The M.S. in Biotechnology is designed to supplement advanced graduate training in the natural sciences, while enabling you to consider other career options through coursework in business, ethics and leadership. You'll learn not only science, but also how to participate and lead technical development teams as you prepare for diverse career opportunities found within biomedicine.

Learn more at duq.edu/biotech.

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Pathway 1 - TOEFL 60 / IELTS 5.5 / Duolingo English Test 85
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced Reading B ESL CAP 1 ESL CAP 1
Advanced Grammar B Introduction to Biotechnology Biotechnology Product Development
Advanced Speaking B
Term Paper
Academic Discourse
Pathway 2 - TOEFL 70 / IELTS 6.0 / Duolingo English Test 95
Semester 1 Semester 2
ESL CAP 1 ESL CAP 1
Introduction to Biotechnology Biotechnology Product Development

  1. Course enrollment is subject to academic performance and proficiency levels at the conclusion of Advanced Level B.
  2. ESL CAP 2 may be assigned if needed in the spring semester. 
  3. A competitive GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is required for full admission at the conclusion of the Pathway Program.

Costs

ESL Course cost per hour = $307
Academic Course per credit = $1,509

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced B Coursework = $6,140 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,535 - $4,912 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,535 - $4,912
Academic Course = $4,527 Academic Course = $4,527
TOTAL: $6,140 TOTAL: $6,062 - $9,439 TOTAL: $6,062 - $9,439