Purdue University

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science



Entrepreneurship Center

2200 169th Street

Hammond, IN 46323

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Sciences in Biology, Graduate Biotechnology Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Purdue University Calumet, located 25 miles southeast of Chicago, is one of the five campuses of Purdue University. The Department of Biological Sciences offers M.S. in Biology with both Thesis and Non-Thesis Options. All graduate faculty members are active in research and incorporate research in teaching. Courses are available in biotechnology, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology; immunology, human biology, ecology, and environmental science. Graduate level courses are offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, making it possible to graduate with a non-thesis option in just three semesters. A diverse course schedule accommodates both full-time and part-time students. Graduate Teaching Aide assistantships which provide stipends and tuition waivers are available for application. Our MS degree program provides an exceptional opportunity for professional development as well as a bridge to doctoral or health professional programs.


The Higher Learning Commission, A commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL iBT*: 77 (Reading 19, Listening 14, Speaking 18, Writing 18 ) *Additional requirement for non-native English speakers. IELTS and Pearson scores are also accepted.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001825

Locale: Large Suburb

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