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Applied Life Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
The two-year MS in Applied  Life Sciences program prepares graduates to translate scientific discoveries into medical products through training in clinical research, management, and the context within which medical science is translated for societal benefit

Overview

This two-year MS program aims to teach individuals to translate scientific research into medical products useful to the world at large. It emphasizes specific training in translational and clinical research skills and a deep understanding of the context within which medical science is translated for societal benefit, including management skills. The program prepares students for a successful lifelong career in translational and clinical research, as well as management.

 Graduates are uniquely positioned to excel in a variety of careers addressing the critical and managerial needs in research and development of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as clinical and academic laboratories. In addition, as the program combines rigorous graduate-level courses with a yearlong biomedical or clinical research projects, it is a stepping stone to doctoral degrees (MD/DO, PhD, PharmD, etc.) 

Programme Structure

What sets the MS program apart from other master’s programs?
  • Life science industry focus
  • Applied translational course work
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Applied translational research
  • Clinical research
  • Real life company-sponsored team projects
Students learn to: 
  • Perform hypothesis-driven research
  • Evaluate research design and methodology, and analyze and report data results
  • Assess literature, identify knowledge gaps, and convey findings to the scientific community
  • Translate scientific discoveries into products that benefit society
  • Communicate effectively with scientists, engineers, and business professionals
  • Contribute productively on an interdisciplinary team tackling complex problems
  • Adhere to ethical principles in research, development, and business issues

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Rolling admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    54 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule 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. 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.

General Requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • English Language Proficiency
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Admission Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    37900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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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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