The MS in Biochemistry is awarded by the Graduate College. Contact the Department before applying as admission is very selective.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements). The Master of Science degree in the Biochemistry Department is a two-year research-oriented program. Entry in to the MS program requires that a faculty sponsor be identified who agrees to provide laboratory space and support.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester—January 1
  • Spring semester—not offered
  • Summer session—not offered

Application Procedures

Please contact the Department before applying. The Department of Biochemistry will provide additional application instructions.


Contact Information

Department of Biochemistry
The University of Iowa
4-403 Bowen Science Building
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396