2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    May 25, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology, M.S.

Requirements for the Masters of Science

Students are expected to have an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering discipline and must have taken undergraduate courses in (1) biochemistry and (2) cell and molecular biology, or they may take these classes at NYU SOE. The 30-credit curriculum consists of three parts:

  1. Five required courses in biotechnology, protein and tissue engineering, enzyme catalysis and biosensors (15 credits);
  2. Three elective courses in biotechnology and related fields (9 credits); and
  3. Two more elective courses or Guided Studies in Biotechnology, involving laboratory or literature work (6 credits).

To meet graduation requirements, students must have an overall average of a B in all courses.

Guided Studies: up to 6 Credits

Students may optionally enroll in up to two Guided Studies courses (one per semester), which involve laboratory or literature work, as arranged with their advisers:

Total: 30 Credits