Eastern Virginia Medical School

School of Health Professions

Biotechnology Master's Program


P.O. Box 1980

Room 415

Norfolk, VA 23507

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master's degree in Biotechnology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Biotechnology Master’s Program at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is a uniquely integrative research program that provides students with hands-on training in state-of-the-art molecular, genomic, proteomic, cellular and imaging techniques combined with a solid basis in the theoretical knowledge of biomedical sciences and laboratory research design. The EVMS Biotechnology Master’s Program is an accelerated curriculum of 16 months. It features strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research and laboratory methodology in the following focus areas: --Molecular and Cellular Biology --Microscopy and Imaging Techniques --Microarray and Proteomic Technologies --Flow Cytometry --Animal Models --Bioinformatics --Lab Management This rigorous educational program trains future laboratory professionals to undertake biomedical research in academic research laboratories or in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.


Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Doctor of Medicine degree, Masters' degrees, Doctoral degrees, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Virginia Medical School.

International Student Requirements:

•A Bachelor’s or graduate degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher •Competitive scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL; Iinernational applicants only) •College-level courses in biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 40

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 808 in-state/892 out-of-state USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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