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Comparative Biomedical Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The MS in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia is designed to emphasize interdisciplinary and translational approaches in biomedical research. It is ideal for students preparing for a PhD program in biomedical research or health professional programs.

Overview

The MS degree program in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia trains students in biomedical research and emphasizes interdisciplinary approaches in the scholarship of animal and human health. Graduates of this program will understand the basic scientific principles related to comparative biomedical sciences in one of the following areas of emphasis: physiology and pharmacology, pathology, infectious diseases, population health, or veterinary biosciences and diagnostic imaging..

This is a college-wide MS program administered through the Office of the Dean by the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs.  The program is available to all qualified students holding professional degrees in the healing arts as well as to graduate students with a strong biological background.  Programs of study are also available in the following emphasis areas: Avian Medicine, Food Animal Medicine, and Zoological Medicine. The Zoological Medicine area of emphasis is only available to applicants who are veterinarians and have been accepted into the residency training program at UGA.

The objectives of this program are to provide the candidates with skill sets critical to the food animal industry.

  • A broad understanding of the production livestock industry
  • Scientific approaches for investigation of production concerns and disease outbreaks
  • Effective communication
  • Data management and evaluation
  • Economic decision making
  • Design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical research studies
  • Critical reasoning

Programme Structure

  • The area of emphasis in Avian Medicine is designed to provide veterinarians with specialized training in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of poultry diseases. The degree is open to students who hold the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. 
  • The program is designed for veterinarians seeking a career in clinical poultry medicine in the poultry industry. Course work in microbiology, pathology, and poultry science are combined with practical field and laboratory experiences in clinical poultry medicine.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission and Application Procedures
  • Readmission Procedures
  • Deferring an Application
  • Application Fee
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4439 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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