The Master of Business and Science program at KGI hosts students from a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds that share a common goal of becoming professionals in roles that influence and improve healthcare.
Teams of students work together on coursework that provides both the breadth and the depth of knowledge needed for their future careers. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed with the input of industry advisors to prepare students with the precise skills that are sought after in the job market.
Students develop and practice professional skills through opportunities such as regularly occurring industry talks, industry sponsored projects, access to advisory council members, advising from KGI alum, recruiting events, and more.
We measure the success of our program by the successes of our alumni, and, we are proud to share our record of achievement.
Positions span industries such as biologics, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices as well as functional roles such as consulting, research and development, conducting clinical trials, project management, marketing, and strategy.
The MBS program emphasizes industry experiences throughout the curriculum, both within courses and directly. In the first semester, students complete a professional development course including attending skills workshops, industry talks, and company info sessions.
In the summer between the first and second year, students get first-hand industry experience during their required summer internship. The internship serves as a launching point into their future careers.
In the second year, students take part in the Team Master’s Project, the capstone of the MBS program in which teams of three to six students work with sponsoring companies in a consulting capacity to solve real problems.
The Master of Business and Science (MBS) is a two-year residential program that includes interdisciplinary instruction in translational science, business, and regulatory affairs.
The first year of the MBS program provides a common educational experience for all students, during which students engage in group collaborations to solve problems facing industry from numerous perspectives. The courses meet in-person once or twice per week with open-ended team projects that occur regularly throughout the semester.
Beginning in the spring of the first year, and continuing through the second year, students select electives to focus-in on a particular field of interest. All MBS students are required to complete 6 units of 400-level business courses, 6 units of 400-level technical courses, and 3 units of 400-level data analytics. Students may focus their studies further by choosing one of five concentrations:
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This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.
Total tuition fee = $62,286 USD (Annual)
Includes living expenses, book and suplies, transportation, unsubsidized loan and graduate PLUS loan fees.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Each international KGI student is eligible for a KGI International Loan with the following annual loan limits:
Please submit a signed and completed master promissory note to, KGI’s Financial Aid Office. A separate note is required for each academic year. Terms and conditions for this student loan program are included in the master promissory note. Completion of the KGI International Student Loan Entrance Counseling is required.
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