The M.S. in cell and molecular biology requires a minimum of 35 credits for both the research emphasis and the professional science master’s, biotechnology emphasis. A minimum grade of “B” is required for all courses.
There are separate admissions committees for the research emphasis and the biotechnology emphasis degree programs. The research emphasis is a thesis-based masters. The biotechnology emphasis is one of the three internship-based professional science masters (PSM) programs at GVSU.
Admission to the Master of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate coursework is required.
Satisfactory GRE score.
Extensive undergraduate life science experience.
Personal statement of career goals and background experiences, including an explanation of how this program will help achieve educational and professional objectives.
Written recommendations from at least two individuals who are in positions to attest to the applicant’s successful completion of the program.
Telecommunications interview with program faculty.
Requirements for the M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology: Biotechnology Emphasis (PSM):
Core cell and molecular biology courses (Credits: 16)