Graduate Program

Why Choose the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology?

We are a very close-knit and highly interactive department that offers students a unique learning environment. There is ample opportunity for informal interactions between the students and faculty, thus encouraging the kind of discussions and collaborations that are critical to success in the cutting-edge atmosphere of modern biochemistry.

CSU’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology was recently ranked Number 6 in the top 25 Biochemistry programs on

CSU’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is housed in a modern research facility with state-of-the-art equipment that supports the fast pace of modern research. Yet, the hard work of research is balanced by the unique opportunity to relax and reflect in the mountains and canyons of beautiful Colorado.

Graduate studies in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a department within the College of Natural Sciences, provide students with the knowledge, communication skills, and technical expertise necessary to become an independent investigator in academia, biotechnology, or in the pharmaceutical industry.

Ph.D. Requirements and Guidelines
M.S. Requirements and Guidelines
AMP Requirements and Guidelines

Professional Science Master’s in Biological Data Analytics

Professional Science Master’s in Microscope Imaging Technology

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