Loyola University Maryland

Department of Biology

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Students in Loyola's biology program benefit from hands-on laboratory experiences, research opportunities with faculty, and a robust curriculum. Together, these experiences create a holistic learning environment that prepares graduates for successful admission to graduate and professional schools or for direct entry into the field.

Northeastern University MS in Biotechnology Program Articulation Agreement

All students that graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Biology-Chemistry Interdisciplinary, or Chemistry from Loyola University Maryland with at least a 3.2 GPA will be eligible for admission directly into the Northeastern University College of Science MS in Biotechnology Program. The $75 Application fee will be waived.

Students seeking admission must apply through Northeastern’s standard application system, providing an unofficial transcript at the time of application and an official transcript upon acceptance; however, a personal statement and letters of recommendation will NOT be required.

Students with a GPA less than 3.2 are encouraged to apply through the College of Science traditional application process, and the application fee will be waived. No other application requirements will be waived.

A minimum of two seats per entry term (fall or spring) will be reserved for Loyola students.

This an exciting opportunity for Loyola graduates as employment in the biopharma industry in Massachusetts rose to 63,026 in 2015, an approximately 37% increase from 2006, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)( https://www.massbio.org/why-massachusetts/industrysnapshot).

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