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Biological Sciences - Cellular and Molecular Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
Biological Sciences - Cellular and Molecular Biology are two of the most rapidly growing and exciting areas of modern biology. The program is offered at Ohio University.
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Overview

The ongoing revolutions in genetic engineering, genomics, and proteomics have profound implications for medicine and for our understanding of the biological world around us. Students in this program offered by Ohio University are encouraged to participate in research opportunities during their junior and senior years to prepare for further studies in graduate or professional school and/or a successful career in research or developement.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Cellular and molecular biology are two of the most rapidly growing and exciting areas in modern biology. The Biological Sciences - Cellular and Molecular Biology specialization will prepare students for graduate or professional school, and career paths in biotechnology, biomedical research, and related areas. These are fields that are experiencing tremendous growth in employment opportunities both in academia and in the private sector.

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Accreditation

Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) (formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Animal Cell Biology 
  • Cell and Microbiology Techniques 
  • General Microbiology 
  • Principles of Evolution 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Mechanisms of Gene Regulation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    67

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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