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Biochemistry, Master of Science

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Program Overview

The Biochemistry MS program at CSU Pueblo prepares students for professional employment or for further advanced studies at the interface of chemistry and biology, and molecular biosciences including biochemistry and biotechnology.

The program combines the study of biology with chemistry courses, so that students may understand advanced knowledge to drive a scientific approach in bioscience-related fields.

Course work for this degree option includes several important classes at the intersection of the biological and chemical sciences, including advanced topics in cellular biology, biochemistry, and laboratory techniques.

Students choose our program for many reasons:

  • Reputation and quality of faculty
  • Small class size and access to faculty
  • Modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology
  • Professional advising staff

Program Admission

"Students will have a solid understanding of the chemistry and analysis of biomolecules and pharmaceuticals which serves as an excellent foundation for professional programs in the health sciences. "

- Dr. Richard Farrer, Director of MS Biochemistry

3+2 Program

The Biochemistry MS program is a 3+2 program that allows qualified undergraduate students to complete a BS (or other undergraduate degrees of choice) and pair it with a Master's program. Students would then obtain both undergraduate level and graduate-level degrees in as little as five years.

Frequently Asked Questions

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    IS THE GRE REQUIRED FOR ADMITTANCE?

    The GRE is a requirement for admittance into the Master's Program. However, students can be conditionally admitted and take up to 9 credit hours before having an official GRE score submitted.

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    IS THERE A GRE WAIVER AVAILABLE?

    Students can obtain a GRE waiver in certain situations. Please contact the Master's Program Director for details.

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    AM I QUALIFIED FOR A SCHOLARSHIP?

    You may be qualified for one or more scholarships offered by CSU Pueblo. You must have an updated FAFSA on file with Student Financial Services. Visit the Scholarships page for more information. 

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    WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT MY FINANCIAL AID OR MY BILL?

    It is important to check your PAWS account regularly to ensure your aid and bill look correct. Student Financial Services is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is available via phone at 719.549.2753 email at financialaid@csupueblo.edu, and take walk-ins. 

Spring 2022 Registration is Open

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Registration Requirements

Submit Proof of Vaccination or Exemption

CARES Funding

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CARES Funding is available for eligible students to help pay for cost of attendance needs such as food, housing, childcare, health care, course materials, technology, tuition assistance, and other critical needs.

Dr. Richard Farrer, Director of MS Biochemistry

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