Overview

Students can pursue a joint Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Master of Business Administration degree program. Students will complete a total of 74 credit hours: 30 credit hours in the M.S. in BMB program and 44 credit hours in the M.B.A. program.

Admission Requirements

M.S. Admission Requirements and Process

  • In order to be admitted to this program, eligible students must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a basic science or related discipline.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Applicants must submit scores of their Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Competitive score is required with a minimum score of 50 percentile.
  • Additionally, the applicants will be required to submit two letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
  • Applicants who have not received a degree from a university in the United States should also satisfy the English proficiency requirements by submitting TOEFL scores.
  • The applications will be evaluated by the MS Admission committee.

M.B.A. Admission Requirements and Process

  • BMB MS program director will prescreen MS students to verify their good academic standing. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 is generally required. The names of approved students will be communicated to the Director of Graduate Business Full-Time Programs at the Miami Business School.
  • Applicants must obtain a combined GMAT score of at least 660 prior to admission to the MBA program.
  • Application process. The logistics of the application process will follow the same process as that of MD-MBA and PhD-MBA program and is outlined below.
    • The first step is to submit an application via our application portal: https://www .applyweb.com/miamibus/index. ftl
    • Documents to submit:
      1. Online application
      2. Official transcripts
      3. GMAT scores (a minimum of 660 score is required)
      4. Resume
      5. 3 letters of recommendation
      6. TOELF/IELTS for international students
    • Once the application is submitted and the supporting documents are attached the candidate is contacted for an interview with an admission advisor.
    • The file is then submitted for decision by the committee.
    • The candidate is notified of the decision via email and a mailed letter.
  • Students must apply to the MBA program by March 15 each year.

Curriculum Requirements

M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (30 credit hours)
Required Courses24
Research Journal Club
Principles of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Responsible Conduct of Research
Electives6
Advanced Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural Biology and Applications to Drug Discovery (Masters)
Essentials of Biotechniques I
Essentials of Biotechniques II
M.B.A. (44 credit hours)
Required Courses
ACC 670Financial Reporting and Analysis2
ACC 671Accounting for Decision Making2
BUS 610Communicating for Career Success2
BTE 610Digital Transformation2
ECO 685Managerial Decisions in a Global Economy2
FIN 641Valuation and Financial Decision Making2
FIN 642The Financial Environment2
MAS 631Statistics for Managerial Decision Making2
MAS 632Management Science Models for Decision Making2
MGT 620Managing Through People2
MGT 643Principles of Operations Management2
MGT 675Business Policy and Strategy2
MGT 677Corporate Strategy and Organization2
MKT 640Foundations of Marketing Management2
MKT 650Strategic Marketing2
Electives14
Total Credit Hours74

Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
BMB 680 Responsible Conduct of Research 1
BMB 601 Research Journal Club 1
BMB 605 Principles of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3
BMB 614 Molecular Genetics 3
BMB 630 Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 4
 Credit Hours12
Spring
BMB 601 Research Journal Club 1
BMB 615 Structural Biology and Applications to Drug Discovery (Masters) 3
BMB 610 Advanced Topics in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3
BMB 630 Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 5
 Credit Hours12
Summer
BMB 630 Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 6
 Credit Hours6
Year Two
Fall
SESSION 1  
ACC 670 Financial Reporting and Analysis 2
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
ECO 685 Managerial Decisions in a Global Economy 2
MGT 675 Business Policy and Strategy 2
Elective 2
Elective 2
SESSION 2  
ACC 671 Accounting for Decision Making 2
MAS 631 Statistics for Managerial Decision Making 2
MGT 620 Managing Through People 2
MKT 640 Foundations of Marketing Management 2
Elective 2
Elective 2
 Credit Hours24
Spring
SESSION 1  
BTE 610 Digital Transformation 2
FIN 641 Valuation and Financial Decision Making 2
MAS 632 Management Science Models for Decision Making 2
Elective 2
Elective 2
SESSION 2  
FIN 642 The Financial Environment 2
MGT 643 Principles of Operations Management 2
MGT 677 Corporate Strategy and Organization 2
MKT 650 Strategic Marketing 2
Elective 2
 Credit Hours20
 Total Credit Hours74