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Biological Sciences

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1676 USD/credit
1676 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Our understanding of cellular and molecular systems is increasing at a breakneck pace. So is the demand for professionals trained in manipulating genes, cells, and their products in technical and research environments. We offer a master degree in Biological Sciences at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. 

Overview

Our programs offer the in-depth knowledge that private-sector companies and public sector laboratories seek. With four Masters level options, a certificate, and the PhD, our programs are designed to fit your needs and goals. 

At the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia we offer a master degree in biological Sciences. MS degrees can be completed in about two years—the PhD in less than five. The cost for the MS and PhD programs is $1,676 per credit, while the cost for the Certificate is $1,000 per credit.

Our graduates enter a variety of career fields including genetics, clinical settings, the pharmaceutical industry and beyond. Our MS-level graduates fill mid- and upper-level technical positions in the private and governmental sectors. PhD graduates are highly-qualified and skilled researchers, supervisors, team or division leaders, or serve a variety of other managerial or supervisory roles.

Career Outcomes

  • The current market for MS-level scientists is excellent. In the MS program in cell biology and biotechnology, we will prepare you with the educational and technical skills to fill mid- and upper-level technical positions in the private and governmental sectors, as well as instructor positions in the academic sector.
  • PhD graduates will have a strong set of career skills & allow entry into industry, academic and governmental and related positions.
  • As a graduate of the program you will also have the background and training necessary to pursue advanced training in cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, or medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Cell Biology Methods Laboratory
  • Research Ethics
  • Scientific Discourse
  • Cell and Molecular Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application - Apply online. 
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended with all degrees documented. Transcripts from non-US institutions must be course-by-course evaluated by World Education Services (WES)
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • All applicants must submit a 1000-word essay explaining specific short and long-term career goals that the program will help address. If the applicant is applying to be a MS (Thesis) or Ph.D. student, the applicant must identify at least two of the program’s faculty whose research interests align most closely with their own interests and describe why s/he perceives this to be so. The essay may be submitted as part of application, or as an email enclosure, or sent separately via postal mail
  • Resume or CV
  • Three written letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1676 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1676 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1676 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1676 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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