Highly motivated Georgetown B.S. in Human Science students can complete the requirements for the M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in one semester after completing the bachelor’s program.
The M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program infuses core concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology as applied to biomedical sciences and biotechnology. The program includes hands-on lab-based courses, advanced methods, and electives, as well as an intensive internship. Through a rigorous and challenging curriculum, students are prepared for future careers and academic endeavors.
HSCI students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major are eligible to apply to this program by January 15 of their junior year. Students who wish to apply should inquire with Sumaira Akber, Assistant Dean, School of Health.
For more information about our program and admissions, please contact us.
Undergraduates start taking master’s courses in their senior year, earning the master’s degree in the fall after completing the Bachelor of Science.
Suggested Degree Plan
Senior – Fall
|HSCI 4972 Human Science Seminar/Capstone I||3|
|HSCI 4510 Physiological Adaptations||4|
|BCHB 5110 Fundamentals of Biochemistry (for premed track)|
BCHB 5130 Core Concepts of Biochemistry (better for research or industry focus)
|BIOT 5260 Core Methods in Biotechnology|
BCHB 5760 Core Methods of Biochemistry
Senior – Spring
Note: Full-time undergraduate status requires 12 credits.
Master’s – Fall
Note: The internship is about 20 hours per week and will require careful scheduling with electives.
Students pay the per-semester flat rate (new window).
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Our students benefit from the services of the Biomedical Graduate Education career office, including one-on-one advising, skills workshops, leadership programs and more.