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Translational Medicine

University of California, San Francisco

Master
12 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

The Translational Medicine program offered by the University of California, San Francisco trains students to solve fundamental problems in healthcare innovation. Within the MTM, trainees gain experience solving real world problems in a creative, multi-disciplinary team setting.

Overview

The Translational Medicine program offered by the University of California, San Francisco provides a unique combination of engineering, business, and clinical expertise. The program revolves around a professionally oriented, team-based capstone project experience with mentorship from academic leaders, clinical specialists, and industry professionals. Students join the learning communities on both campuses, taking elective classes in engineering, business, public health, and more.

Career outcomes

MTM graduates pursue numerous career paths after graduation. Most find careers in industry, with program graduates working in consulting, at medical device companies large and small, as well as in biotech.

A smaller portion of MTM graduates have continued their education, typically pursuing MD or PhD degrees.

A number of MTM students have taken time out of their medical education or clinical practice to develop the skills for translating new ideas into improved clinical outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translational Challenges: Diagnostics, Devices, and Therapeutics 
  • Ethical and Social Issues in Translational Medicine 
  • Clinical Need-Based Therapy Solutions
  • Designing Clinical Research (2 quarter units)
  • Translational Challenges in Medicine – “Anti-Medical School” 
  • Health Care Finance & Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

24 semester units* of upper division and graduate courses

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Graduate Application for Admission and Fellowships (online)
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Additional materials (if needed)
  • Unofficial Transcripts (submitted online)
  • Conversion of GPA (for International Students Only)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Official Scores (General Test only). Or, Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Scores are an acceptable substitute for interested physicians, medical students, and pre-medical students.
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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