What do the VT Biochemistry graduate programs offer?

Students obtain world-class research training and develop analytical skills, including big data analytics, in our programs. They learn how to present their research to a general audience and write and publish their results. Our program is designed to develop professionals who will be leaders and innovators.

What is the cost of the Ph.D. and M.S. programs?

Students accepted into our Biochemistry Ph.D. program will be given a stipend of $25,000 per year. In addition, tuition scholarships and fully comprehensive insurance is provided. Students accepted into our Biochemistry M.S program will be given a stipend of $4,000 per year and tuition scholarship.

What is the average time for completion of the Ph.D. and M.S. programs?

On average, the Ph.D. program is completed in 4.5 years and the M.S. program in 2 years.

Where do the students go after completing their degree?

Graduates from our graduate programs are very successful in securing jobs in the biotechnology and healthcare industries, academia, and law firms, to name a few. Please visit the alumni page for some examples
(https://www.biochem.vt.edu/people/Featured_Alumni.html)