Loyola University Maryland

Department of Biology

Graduate Schools

Northeastern University MS in Biotechnology Program Articulation Agreement

All students that graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Biochemistry, 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 is an exciting opportunity for Loyola graduates as employment in the biopharma industry in Massachusetts has risen by 55% since 2008-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)! Similar trends are occurring in the Biohealth Capital Region (Baltimore, DC, Virginia), Research Triangle (North Carolina), New York, and San Francisco. About 95 percent of Northeastern's biotech graduates find work within six months of completing their degrees, with average starting salaries of $72,000. This is a great way to jumpstart your career and to create positive change in the world.

An exciting Interdisciplinary PhD Assistantship is available in the College of Natural Resources at NC State University. Applicants should be interested in working across natural and social science aspects of sustainability, including the urban-rural gradient or terrestrial-aquatic linkages. The candidate will be part of a collaboration across the college, which includes the Departments of Forest Biomaterials; Parks, Recreation and Tourism; and Forestry and Environmental Resources. The position includes tuition, benefits, and a stipend of $25,000 for three years.

NC State's College of Natural Resources has made significant recent investments in research and new faculty positions to address the grand challenges facing society, come be a part of generating solutions! We are located in Raleigh, part of the Research Triangle, which is consistently recognized for innovation and quality of life. Members of communities historically underrepresented in STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send inquiries to: Dr. Katie Martin katie_martin@ncsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received

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