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 a total of 54.0 units comprised of:
Advanced and General Technical Electives: All MS students are required to complete additional credits of any KGI courses, 300-level or 400-level, to achieve the required 54.0 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 Sciences course list for course designation information.
Core Science Courses – 12.0 credits are offered in the following formats:
Professional Development Courses – 3.0 Credits
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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