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 60-69 / IELTS 5.5
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 70-79 / IELTS 6.0
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 = $293
Academic Course per credit = $1,441

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced B Coursework = $5,860 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,465 - $4,688 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,465 - $4,688
Academic Course = $4,323 Academic Course = $4,323
TOTAL: $5,860 TOTAL: $5,788 - $9,011 TOTAL: $5,788 - $9,011