M.S. in Industrial Biotechnology

Study at one of the nation’s few programs training engineers in skills required for bio-therapeutics production including fermentation, cell culture, chromatography, and membrane process.


Graduate Admission Requirements Apply Now More info

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

    All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not earned an advanced degree at an institution where English is the exclusive language of instruction must submit scores form the Test of English Language as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  Applicants also have the option of taking the International English Language Testing System (ELTS).

    Graduate Division now accepts a MS or above in regard to English language proficiency. 

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

    Beginning with the Fall 2011 application cycle, UCR will accept scores from the Academic Modules of the IELTS, which is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP:IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. The exam must be taken within two years of the time you intend to enroll at UCR. The minimum acceptable scores are: overall band score of 7 with no individual section score less than 6. Please request an official Test Report Form (TRF) of your IELTS and have it sent to Graduate Admissions.

    For more information, please visit the Graduate Division Website

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