Graduate Students


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The application for the spring and fall 2022 semesters is now open! Applications will be reviewed and admission interviews scheduled on a rolling basis throughout the application cycle.

Spring 2022
November 15 - Priority application deadline for spring consideration
December 1 - Final application deadline for spring consideration

Fall 2022
February 1 - Priority application deadline for fall consideration
April 15 - Final application deadline for fall consideration
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in science or engineering from an accredited institution conferred prior to enrollment at ACPHS
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of appropriate prerequisite courses:
    • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • 200+ level biology (i.e. Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or Microbiology)/3 credits
    • 200+ level chemistry (i.e. Organic Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry)/3 credits
  • Completed and officially submitted ACPHS application containing: 
    • Names and contact information of two faculty or professional references 
    • Statement of purpose describing why you wish to pursue graduate studies at ACPHS, your specific interest in the M.S. Biomanufacturing & Bioprocessing program, your career goals, and what motivates you to pursue a career in the biopharmaceutical industry 
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • All transcripts must be submitted electronically using as the recipient or mailed by the authorized institution to:

    ACPHS Admissions Office
    106 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208
  • GRE results are not required for this program
  • An official WES or ECE course-by-course evaluation for coursework completed outside of the United States is required and should be submitted electronically to ACPHS. 
  • Official Duolingo (minimum score of 110), TOEFL (minimum score of 84), or IELTS (minimum score of 7) scores are required as demonstration of English language proficiency. This requirement may be waived for applicants who have been studying in the United States for at least two years prior to the time of application.