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Degree : Master of Science

Major : Biotechnology

Program Description

The masters program is a two-year program, jointly administered by the General Academic Campus and the Health Sciences Center of Texas Tech University. Students may pursue either the Applied Sciences track, Bioinformatics track or the Bio-Medical track. The Applied Sciences track and Bioinformatics track, administered by the TTU General Academic Campus, are a 21 months curriculum consisting of 22 credits in the first year and 18-24 credits during the summer and second year.Students devote their first year to course work, which is comprised of a mixture of required core courses (lectures, seminars and laboratory) and selection from a broad spectrum of electives. These electives allow students to gain expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, animal science and plant science. Students have the flexibility to do either a thesis or non-thesis degree plan (i.e. internship or non-thesis capstone experience).

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 40
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 40
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Biotechnology home page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/biotechnologyandgenomics/
Interdisciplinary Studies home page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/index.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Jatindra Tripathy
E-mail: jatindra.n.tripathy@ttu.edu
Phone: 806- 834-1837

Department Contact Information

Department AddressCenter for Biotechnology and Genomics
Experimental Sciences Building
Texas Tech University
Canton and Main
Box 43132
Lubbock 79409
Phone Number 806-834-1837
Fax Number 806-742-3788
Department Website www.depts.ttu.edu/biotechnologyandgenomics

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/GradInterdisc.php#Biotech

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: www.depts.ttu.edu/biotechnologyand genomics

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: Yes

Writing Sample Instructions: www.depts.ttu.edu/biotechnologyand genomics

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: www.depts.ttu.edu/biotechnologyand genomics

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10N/A N/A N/A

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
March 31N/A N/A N/A

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Yes

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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