86
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hood College / Program in Biomedical Science is located in Frederick, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical science Biotechnology/molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical science Microbiology/immunology/virology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
22
Accepted
14
Enrolled
92%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th August 5th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in biology; minimum GPA of 3.0; undergraduate course work in cell biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, and genetics
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,500
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
84%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American 13.95%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.16%
Unknown 4.65%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (1)
Male (2)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular signaling in cell tumor initiation, biomedical ethics, genetic and biochemical approaches to study regulation of gene expression
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701-8575
United States
Contact Dr. April M. Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: gofurther@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3600