Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Master’s, Doctoral/PhD

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Gain top-tier training in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from nationally renowned faculty members.

Our curriculum begins with a comprehensive core introductory course in biomedical science followed by advanced courses in biochemistry and molecular biology and additional elective courses in students’ areas of interest.

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Program Details

Class Format

In-Person, Full Time

Program Location

UMB Campus

Program Length

2 years

4-6 years

Credits to Complete

Master's 30 credits

Cost/Credit Hour

In State: $802
Out of State: $1354


  • Online Application
  • $75 Application Fee 
  • English Language Proficiency Scores 
  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Essay

Dates & Deadlines

Priority & International MS Applicants: March 15
All Other MS Applicants: May 1 
PhD Applicants: December 15 

Program Contacts


Koula Cozmo


Dr. Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos
Program Director 


  • Meet Your Faculty

    Our GPILS programs consist of faculty in the basic science and clinical departments of the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, and a wide array of internationally recognized organized research centers and institutes on campus including the Center for Vaccine Development, the Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases, the Institute for Genome Science, the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, and the Institute of Human Virology, in addition to collaborations with the other University of Maryland campuses.

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