Students admitted to graduate study in biochemistry usually pursue the Doctor of Philosophy.
The Master of Science program in biochemistry requires a minimum of 32 s.h. of graduate credit, thesis research, and a thesis. See Ph.D. in biochemistry for information about the graduate curriculum.
Most graduate students in biochemistry work toward a Doctor of Philosophy. Applicants who wish to earn a master's degree must contact the Department of Biochemistry before they apply.
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College; see the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College on the Graduate College website.