What sets the Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences program apart from other master’s programs?

  • Life science industry focus
  • Applied translational course work
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Applied translational research
  • Clinical research
  • Real life company-sponsored team projects

Learning Outcomes and Skills

Science and research skills—students learn to:

  • Perform hypothesis-driven research
  • Evaluate research design and methodology, and analyze and report data results
  • Assess the literature, identify knowledge gaps, and convey findings to the scientific community
  • Understand the translation of basic science and engineering discoveries into products and processes, which benefit society

Communication and team work—students learn to:

  • Communicate effectively in an industry environment composed of scientists, engineers, and business professionals
  • Contribute productively on an interdisciplinary team tackling complex problems

Ethics—students learn to:

  • Adhere to ethical principles in research, development, and business issues inherent in the bioscience industries