Genetics and Biotechnology

Genetics and Biotechnology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: February 1
Processing time: 60 days
Application fee: $50
Intakes: September 3
International tuition: $14,580
Domestic tuition: $14,580

Program overview

Employment opportunities in industry and academia are especially plentiful for graduates with advanced degrees in genetics and biotechnology. All emphases require original research topics with the results presented in thesis format. This research is expected to be of a publication quality and thesis style best reflecting that of a professional journal, thus facilitating timely submissions for publication. We also encourage formal presentations at professional meetings.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



    Requirements: Fill out your online application Transcripts and Degrees Provide evidence of at least the equivalent of a 4 year U.S. bachelor’s as indicated by an unofficial transcript or academic record for each institution attended. GPA Self report your final degree GPA as indicated on your transcript or academic record. International applicants must convert their raw GPA to a 4.0 scale. Tests Take the appropriate entrance test as required by your program of interest and have the official scores sent to BYU. Letters of Recommendation Request letters of recommendation from previous professors or professionals. Three letters are required for all except MBA and EMBA (those require 2). Statement of Intent Describe your educational and career objectives and how graduate work will fit those goals. Resume Check the Resume section of the application to see if your program requires a resume. Other Documents Complete any additional application materials that may be required by your department. English Proficiency Requirement (Non-native English speakers only) International Visa Requirements Provide copies of current U.S. visas and passport biographic pages for yourself and any dependents that may accompany you, along with proof of finances for the duration of your program. Pay and submit your application online. Pay the $50 application fee and submit the application before the published graduate program deadline.

    You may also be interested in programs like