KGI is the fastest-growing member of the renowned Claremont Colleges. Who are we? We are leaders, innovators, and problem solvers. The Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences curriculum transforms the student experience by merging science and business.

In team projects, we deliver breakthroughs for corporate partners. By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to enter the workforce and change the world. Join us to launch your career in the life science industry.

Our Dean:

Steven Casper, Henry E. Riggs Professor of Management

Our Students:

Master of Business and Science Students: 71

Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing Students: 64

MS in Applied Life Sciences Students: 26

MS in Translational Medicine Students: 2

PhD in Applied Life Sciences Students: 19

Postbac Pre-PA Certificate Students: 5

Postbac Premedical Certificate Students: 56

Postdoc Professional Masters Students: 8

Certificate in Bioscience Management Students: 8

Educational Offerings

Doctorate Degree:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Applied Life Sciences (Program Director: Srikanth Kolluru)

Master’s Degrees:

  • Master of Business and Science (Program Director: Anna Hickerson)
  • Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing (Program Director: Parviz Shamlou)
  • Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences (Program Director: Anastasia Levitin)
  • Master of Science in Medical Device Engineering (Program Director: Anna Hickerson)
  • Master of Science in Translational Medicine (Program Director: Anastasia Levitin)
  • Postdoc Professional Masters (Program Director: Steven Casper)

Certificate Programs:

  • Postbac Pre-PA Certificate (Program Director: Joon Kim)
  • Postbac Premedical Certificate (Program Director: Joon Kim)
  • Certificate in Bioscience Management (Program Director: Steven Casper)