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Biotechnology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The mission of the Department of Biology is two-fold: first, we are committed to educate students in the principle tenets of biology through structured inquiry and opportunities for individualized experiential learning. 
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Overview

The Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology will prepare students to enter the field of research, education, pharmaceuticals, forensics, and a variety of other careers. It is also great preparation for advanced degrees in the sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 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

  • The Application (must be 18 years or older for admittance)
  • The "Affidavit of Support" form, plus a bank statement which must show $26,400.00 for one academic year (8 months). This form must be filled out by a parent or sponsor and submitted with an original bank statement or a tax return.
  • Transcripts showing you have completed our level of high school.
  • The $100 non-refundable application fee in U.S. funds. Any collection or exchange fee is your responsibility.
  • An International TOEFL or IELTS score (not necessary if you are applying for English as a Second Language). See enclosed information sheet.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1198 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1198 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 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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