Graduate Students


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Fall 2023 Dates & Deadlines
April 15, 2023: Deadline to submit application for fall 2023 semester

May 1, 2023: Deadline to submit supporting credentials (see below) for application

Once an application is considered to be complete, it will be forwarded to the program faculty for review and to determine interview eligibility.
  • 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)
  • Official transcripts can be sent directly to ACPHS using Parchment, or National Student Clearinghouse. Otherwise, should be listed as the recipient if another delivery service is being used. Official transcripts may also be mailed to the following address: 

    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.