M.Sc. On Campus

Biological Sciences

Dominican University of California

24 months
1110 USD/credit 19980 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 19980 USD/year
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Dominican University of California’s Master of Science (MS) in Biological Sciences is an advanced, research-intensive program designed to train students primarily for successful scientific careers focused on biomedicine.


Through advanced coursework, interdisciplinary research and experiential learning, this program trains tomorrow’s leading-edge scientists in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, environmental sciences, biotechnology, genomics, proteomics, protein interaction networks, and bioinformatics.

Students in the Master of Biological Sciences program have the opportunity to immerse themselves in thesis-driven individualized research in their area of interest.

Career Paths

Graduates of Dominican University of California’s Master of Biological Sciences program are prepared for a wide range of exciting careers in the life sciences, including academic or industry research positions, biochemistry, genetics and medical and health services. Graduates may also decide to pursue further education, including PhD, MD or pharmacy programs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Research Methodology
  • Advanced Molecular Biotechnology
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Graduate Special Topics: Biological Sciences
  • Biomedicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application 
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose or Intent
  • A statement between 300 and 800 words describing why you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic or professional, on letterhead.
  • Prerequisite Requirements 
  • Personal Interview
  • Applicants who have been selected to continue on in the application process will be invited to interview at BioMarin or the Buck Institute.
  • Optional — GRE Record: An official copy of general Graduate Record Examination scores may be submitted 
  • International Applicants: International candidates must meet additional admissions requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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