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Master of Science Programs in Biomedical Sciences

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (JGSBS) offers 4 MS programs in the Biomedical Sciences:

These programs provide students with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to engage in the forefront of basic, applied, and translational research or to continue their studies towards advanced degrees in biomedical science research & the health sciences. They are also recognized as Professional Science Master's degrees (PSMs), programs consisting of advanced coursework in science with an appropriate array of professional skill-developed activities aligned with the needs of 21st century employers.

JGSBS offers students flexibility in completion and thesis options:

Completion Options:

Accelerated Option: Students have the option to complete their coursework on an accelerated schedule. Candidates will begin the program in the fall term and work closely with their program director to schedule their program requirements accordingly.

Part-time Option: The part-time option gives students the opportunity to start in the Spring, Summer or Fall terms, allowing for the flexibility needed by the working professional. Courses are offered late afternoon/early evening and meet once per week.

Thesis Options:

Depending on their career & academic goals, students can choose between the traditional laboratory-based thesis or the Capstone (Non-laboratory Thesis) Option. Students decide which option to take after consulting with their program director.

For additional information please contact:

Office of Admission
(215) 503-4400 

Eleanor Gorman
Assistant Coordinator for Master Programs in the Basic Sciences & Graduate Center Programs
(215) 503-5799