The MS core science and professional development courses prepare students for an impactful career in translational research and management.
Students in the MS program are required to complete 48.0 credits over two years of study
Six concentrations are available to MS in Applied Life Sciences students. They are Translational Research (TR), Clinical Research (CR), Public Health Research (PHR), Infectious Diseases Research (IDR), Bioprocessing Research (BPR), and Team Master’s Project (TMP). Each concentration requires the completion of 15.0 credits comprised of a capstone project (12.0 or 6.0 credits depending on the concentration option selected) plus concentration-required course(s).
Advanced Technical and General Electives (including Concentration-Required Courses)
Capstone Project (Research Thesis/TMP)
All students must complete the Core Science and Professional Development courses to complete the MS in Applied Life Sciences. Students who have taken PDEV 5400 as part of their PPC/PPA program are not required to take PDEV 5100.
All MS students are required to complete additional credits of any KGI courses to achieve the required 48.0 credit total. Students are encouraged to consult with the MS program director for course selection. Not all electives are offered every year. Refer to the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Science course list for course designation information.
Six concentrations are available to MS in Applied Life Sciences students. They are Translational Research Thesis, Clinical Research Thesis, Public Health Research, Infectious Diseases Research, Bioprocessing Research, and Team Master’s Project. Each concentration requires completion of 15.0 credits comprised of a capstone project (12.0 or 6.0 credits depending on the concentration option selected), plus concentration-required course(s).
Capstone Projects: Each concentration requires completion of 12.0 units of a capstone project which can be a research thesis or a TMP.
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