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Applied Biological Sciences

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

48 months
Duration
15400 USD/year
15400 USD/year
11020 USD/year
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About

The Applied Biological Sciences program offered by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology prepares students for careers and/or graduate school by training students in the broad area of applied biological sciences. 

Overview

The Applied Biological Sciences program offered by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has a wide range of options to uniquely prepare graduates to pursue cross-disciplinary and technology-oriented careers and professional development paths.  Students can select courses from an extensive list of electives to suit their particular interests and career aspirations.  Students wishing to pursue careers or graduate study in medicine, pharmaceutical science, biomedical technology, medical and patent law, academic research, among other areas, can choose an interdisciplinary approach involving courses in molecular biology and microbiology. 

For students wishing to prepare for graduate study in biomedical engineering or pursue career fields such as bioprocessing or bioenergy, the ABS program provides an opportunity to meld biology with world-class engineering courses. This focus involves academic preparation in various engineering disciplines, including chemical, materials & metallurgical or mechanical engineering. 

ABS Students:

  • Are rigorously trained in ABS, including microbiology, genetics, and cell and molecular biology. 
  • Acquire a solid foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and biochemistry.    
  • Enjoy customized instruction and preparation for the workplace, graduate, or professional school.  
  • Pursue successful cross-disciplinary, technology-oriented, and health related careers.     
  • Prepared, with further certification, to fill the demand for highly-trained science teachers.  

Co-ops and Internships

Through cooperative education (co-ops) and internships, School of Mines students have many opportunities to apply their education to "real world" work experiences. Students are employed by industry and government agencies in positions related to Chemistry or Applied Biological Sciences. Students may gain 1-3 hours of academic credit for their co-op or internship experience upon department approval.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Biomedical Physiol
  • Current Bioethical Issues 
  • Pathogenesis
  • Cancer Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No deadline for admission. However, all international applicants should submit their documents at least three months prior to the start of the semester.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Academic credentials (translated into English)
  • English proficiency
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Evaluation of academic credentials
  • Financial information documenting ability to pay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11020 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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