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Skin Biology and Dermatological Sciences

University of Miami

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
47476 USD/year
47476 USD/year
43587 USD/year
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About

Our Master of Science in Skin Biology and Dermatological Sciences degree program at University of Miami is the first of its kind in the United States. It prepares students for careers and leadership in skin science and industry.

Overview

The Master of Science in Skin Biology and Dermatological Sciences program at University of Miami is unique in its depth and breadth because it covers basic science research and laboratory techniques. In addition, the program considers a variety of additional skills to help you succeed in your career—including management skills, grant writing, regulatory issues, enterprise formation issues, and clinical problems.

Skin biology includes many biological processes: development, perpetual differentiation and barrier maintenance, stem cell biology, tissue repair, and regeneration, native and adapted immunity and genetic disorders just to name a few. The areas represented in our research base include skin aging, barrier, biochemistry, cell and stem cell biology, genomics, inflammation, immunology, microbiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology, as well as clinical research including areas of a variety of skin disorders, aging, aesthetics, cancer, itching and wounds as clinical touch-points.

Mission

Our mission is to foster future generations of skin scientists, physician scientists and industrial leaders in skin sciences, skin care as well as skin related drug and device development. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Dermatology
  • Skin Anatomy and History
  • Skin Biology and Pathophysiology
  • Microbiology of the Skin
  • Immunology of the Skin
  • Dermato-epidemiology
  • Dermatopharmacology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • March 1st - Priority & International Deadline
  • April 1st - Final Deadline for Domestic Students

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
80
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

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution must be conferred before the intended start date.
  • Excellent academic record (minimum overall cumulative GPA = 3.0)
  • Competitive GRE or MCAT exam scores (Waived for MD or PhD degree holders)
  • Strong letters of recommendation from university academic advisors, professors and scientists who know the candidate well
  • Motivation to pursue a state-of-the-art skin science education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47476 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    47476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47476 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    43587 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43587 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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