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Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Barranquitas Campus

Program in Biotechnology

Barranquitas , PR

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Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Barranquitas Campus

Overview

Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Barranquitas Campus / Program in Biotechnology is located in Barranquitas, PR, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Biotechnology (MSB) Plants biotechnology
Master of Science in Biotechnology (MSB) General biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or EXADEP
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required for some
Project research and thesis or additional 9 credits in biotechnology and comprehensive exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
15
Accepted
15
Enrolled
94%

Applying

31
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or EXADEP
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in natural science or related area, official academic transcript from institution that conferred bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 2.5, two recommendations letters, interview (for some programs)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 100%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 3
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plants in danger of extinction with medicinal activity, molecular genetics, somatic embryogenesis and micro-propagation of plants of agricultural interest, epigenetics and heavy metal homeostasis, metallothionein and myosin mRNA levels with tolerance of heavy metals in plants, unraveling the core and variable bacterial communities of evolutionarily distant marine macroalgae
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 517
Barranquitas, PR  00794
United States
Contact Juan A. Negron-Berrios PhD
Chancellor
Email: janegron@br.inter.edu
Phone: 787-857-3600 ext. 2002
Fax: 787-857-2125

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