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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society providing students a curriculum to earn an ACS-certified degree in chemistry in addition to their undergraduate degrees in chemistry and biochemistry. 

There are also numerous graduate programs offered including a combined BS/MS and an MS in Chemistry with an optional concentration in Biochemistry. Our graduate programs prepare students to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to assume positions of leadership within the scientific and business communities.

The Department is dedicated to teaching chemistry and biochemistry in a stimulating environment that provides ample opportunity for hands-on experimentation and individual research. Our mission is to prepare and position articulate and creative individuals for careers or advanced studies in chemistry, biochemistry and chemistry-based sciences including medicine and pharmacology, expedited by our Articulation Programs, biotechnology and bioengineering.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Montclair State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Montclair State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Experimental Organic Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry 
  • Experimental Biochemistry
  • The Chemical Literature

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2
Recommended score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5566 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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per 12-18 credits

Living costs for Montclair

  • 1673 - 4120 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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