Master of Science in Biology with Specialization in Applied Life Sciences
This program is designed for people with a bachelor’s degree who are employed in the life sciences and want to advance in their career. It also is appropriate for people who have completed their undergraduate degree and want to do higher-level study in the life sciences. The degree can be obtained without a thesis, entirely online, full or part time. The requirements for admission to this program include:
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) minimum scores: 305 (quantitative + verbal), 2.5 (analytical writing)
|BIOL 515||Molecular Biology||3|
|BIOL 524||Science and Law: An Introduction to Intellectual Property Law and Patents||2|
|BIOL 544||Molecular Biology of Cells||3|
|BIOL 595||Biology Colloquium||1|
|CHEM 513||Statistics for Analytical Chemists||3|
|Select 14 credit hours||14|
Any 500-level biology course
|Concepts of Cancer Biology||3|
|Animal Physiology Laboratory||3|
|Special Problems 1||1-3|
|Understanding the International Conference on Harmonization Guidelines||3|
|Good Manufacturing Practices||3|
|Public Engagement for Scientists||3|
|Total Credit Hours||32|
Student may be approved for special problems as appropriate.
Up to nine credit hours of 400-level coursework may fulfill elective course requirements per adviser approval.
Other requirements are identical to those described previously for all M.S. students in biology.