Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology and Dual Degree Programs
Biotechnology is a rapidly growing sector of the United States and global economies. Its products are increasingly important in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease. Visit the Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology page to read about how the program equips students with skills to enter and advance in this dynamic industry and learn more about our new dual MBA/MS in Biotechnology.
How to Apply
MS (Professional Science Master's): Rolling through May 1; application review begins January 15. (Please note that the application may be closed earlier if the desired cohort size is reached prior to May 1; questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
MS Biotech/MBA: Rolling through May 1.
Two semesters each of college-level courses in biology and chemistry, with laboratories. Courses in organic chemistry, economics, or business may be helpful but are not required.
To apply for the program, you need to submit:
An application fee;
Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended must be uploaded to your application; do not mail official transcripts to our office. For more information, visit Frequently Asked Questions;
Two letters of recommendation, submitted electronically;
A curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé;
A statement of purpose indicating your reasons for undertaking graduate study. In addition, please describe your qualifications for the academic program and your career objectives in undertaking this program. Also, please outline your specific interests and any experience in the biosciences workforce. For Brandeis undergraduates applying to the five-year program, please describe how your bachelor's degree requirements can be met in the first year of the program.
Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required, except for Brandeis undergraduates applying to the five-year BA/MS or BS/MS program. Our GRE institution code is 3092 (please note: this institution code only applies to GRE scores). Our GMAT institution code is 3FD-1Z-75.
International applicants: For additional requirements for international applicants (non-U.S. citizens or non-permanent residents), minimum TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores, and important information regarding visas. If you are submitting TOEFL scores, please note that our TOEFL institution code is 3261.
- MyBest scores from ETS will not be accepted.
For a more comprehensive description of application requirements, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.