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University of Maryland, College Park

Biochemistry Program

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Biochemistry Program is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
2 seminar presentations, oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

96
Applied
29
Accepted
14
Enrolled
30%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline June 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 6%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (46%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical biochemistry, immunochemistry, drug metabolism, biosynthesis of proteins, mass spectrometry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Doyle
Chairperson
Email: mdoyle3@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-1795
Fax: 301-314-2779

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