Master of Science Degree

The Master of Science (MS) program offers a broad perspective on biomedical, clinical, and laboratory research with particular emphasis on analytic and quantitative skills. This "scientific research" focus distinguishes the MS degree from the MPH degree, which is more general. The program leading to the MS degree typically requires two years of full-time study, culminating in the completion of a masters thesis

Program Overview

The MS program of study requires the completion of 36 credits:

  • 14-15 department core credits
  • 5-6 elective credits
  • 14 research credits

The program typically follows a two year plan of coursework, as well as completion of a masters thesis.

Degree Requirements

BMS MS & PhD Student Handbook