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Capstone (Non-Laboratory Thesis) Option
New Degree Completion Options for Master's Degree Programs

This new option will focus specifically on individuals with career goals who desire the didactic classroom exposure of advanced graduate studies in the biomedical sciences but for whom a traditional laboratory-based research thesis may not be the most appropriate option.


This option will be available for our Master of Science programs in:

Download a copy of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Capstone (Non-Laboratory Thesis Option.

Download a copy of the Guidance Document for the Capstone (Non-Laboratory Thesis) Option for Degree Completion.

Earn your Master’s degree on a part-time basis with the added flexibility of this new non-thesis capstone option.

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