Graduates may seek employment in a wide variety of medical and scientific settings, including the diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries, the biotechnology industry, clinical and translational research units, and government agencies.
Emphasis topics may include development of laboratory management skills, acumen in the legal and business environment of the diagnostic and biotech industries, compliance to federal regulations for healthcare or the diagnostic industry, or knowledge of the in vitro device processes and regulations.
The Applied Biosciences - Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences degree at University of Arizona requires that students successfully complete an internship in a medical laboratory, a diagnostic or translational research group, a university compliance office for industry- or agency-funded research, or one of the associated bioscience companies.
Students will work closely with faculty members of the ABS program. These faculty members direct translational research programs, and collaborate with partners in the diagnostic and biotech industries. Their research involves the development of novel testing methods for disease detection, as well as basic science research programs that investigate mechanisms of disease, characterization of diseases such as cancer and infections, or development of disease interventions such as vaccines and antitoxins.
Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs
The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines.
The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona 's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.
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- Research Animal Methods
- Nucleic Acids, Metabolism and Signaling,
- Biostatistics for Public Health,
- Biostatistics for Research,
- Mechanisms of Human Diseases,
- Cancer Biology,
- Oncogenes and Signal Transduction,
- Cancer Biology Seminar Series,
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 722 other Masters in Human Medicine in United States
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- A Bachelors (or equivalent) degree with a major in an area of biosciences from an accredited institution.
- A minimum 3.0 GPA
- A desire to pursue a professional career in the applied biosciences.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Tucson
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.