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Find MSc Programs in Life Sciences in USA 2019

A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Masters of Science in Life Sciences in USA 2019

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18 Results in Life Sciences, USA

Yeshiva University

The MS in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship at the Yeshiva University Katz School in New York City is an interdisciplinary master's program that bridges scien ... [+]

The Katz School / Kelly Milnes

From the commercialization of CRISPR-edited genetic material to the development of pesticide-resistant crops, innovations in biotechnology are positively and rapidly impacting the future of humankind in areas of health, food and fuel. Through Katz’s MS in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship, students have an opportunity to sharpen their knowledge and apply the principles of biological sciences while building their business acumen. They will learn, evaluate, and develop the ability to take an idea from a concept all the way to creating a commercial product utilizing scientific design methods, and financial, ethical, business, and IP models of sound management. ​... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 semesters
Campus
University of Central Oklahoma

The Nutrition and Food Science program provides knowledge and skills in human nutrition, principles of food management, food science, and practice in problem-solving and ... [+]

The Nutrition and Food Science program provides knowledge and skills in human nutrition, principles of food management, food science, and practice in problem-solving and decision making. The curriculum encourages critical and creative thought, development of skills in human relations and communications and the value of life-long learning. The academic program is sensitive to changes in our dynamic society; it emphasizes personal and professional growth as well as research. There are diverse opportunities for the graduate in the areas of food service management, education, administration, nutritional care, and health promotion.

Applicants must have either an undergraduate degree in the discipline or sufficient coursework in the field to provide the background required or may complete additional undergraduate or graduate prerequisites. For more information regarding the MSc in Nutrition and Food Science, please click here.... [-]

USA Edmond
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of New Haven

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basi ... [+]

The Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology is ideal for students who want to pursue or advance careers in the rapidly expanding fields of biotechnology, basic science, and pharmacological research.

Our program gives students the advanced training they need to succeed in these groundbreaking fields.

With constant new discoveries in cellular and molecular biology, an undergraduate degree is no longer enough to keep you advancing professionally. Our program, with its strong emphasis on biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, gives students the advanced training they need to succeed in these groundbreaking fields.

The program has both thesis and non-thesis options. Students who elect the thesis option must carry out an original thesis research project under the guidance of departmental faculty. Students choosing a non-thesis option are required to take a written comprehensive exam in addition to laboratory coursework. The comprehensive exam will assess understanding of the coursework and evaluate one’s ability to synthesize research and theory in the field of cellular and molecular biology and to present this information in an effective written format.... [-]

USA 300
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Northwest Missouri State University

The Master of Science program in agriculture is designed to further develop the technical knowledge and professional training necessary for those preparing for occupation ... [+]

The Master of Science program in agriculture is designed to further develop the technical knowledge and professional training necessary for those preparing for occupations in agriculture and for more advanced graduate studies. The emphasis is on current knowledge and how it may be adapted to future problems of all those engaged in producing, processing, and marketing of agricultural products. This program is implemented by selecting one of the three following options:

Option One: Thesis

In addition to 32 hours of coursework, students who pursue this option will be required to write a thesis and must be actively engaged in an acceptable research program. Students must have a score of at least 300 on both the verbal portion and quantitative portions of the GRE before they will be admitted to candidacy.... [-]

USA Maryville
August 2019
Full-time
16 months
Campus
Adelphi University

The online Master of Science in Nutrition offered by the Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health provides you with the scientific knowledge and educationa ... [+]

Leverage your passion for health and wellness to take advantage of career opportunities in a growing field.

The online Master of Science in Nutrition offered by the Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health provides you with the scientific knowledge and educational credential you need to effectively promote health, prevent disease and advance your career.

To help you maximize your educational investment, we offer a streamlined curriculum concentrating on competencies that both reflect the latest nutrition science research and align with current professional opportunities.

Our fast-paced, flexible, 100 percent online M.S. in Nutrition program helps you balance all your obligations and quickly prepares you for diverse opportunities in an expanding field.... [-]

USA Garden City
September 2019
Part-time
Campus
Online
Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

The 36 hour M.S. in Food Studies offers graduate students an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to food systems, food economies, and sustainable livelihoods and envi ... [+]

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The 36 hour M.S. in Food Studies offers graduate students an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to food systems, food economies, and sustainable livelihoods and environments that influence public health and nutrition outcomes and overall well-being. The core focuses on multi-scale interpretations of the political economy of the food system, human rights to adequate food, as well as transnational food movements and related public policy. The MS in Food Studies complements student interest in other areas including economic and social development, public health, agriculture and food policy, civil rights, effective organizational communication strategies, and entrepreneurship, among others. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to bring substantive knowledge and analytical skills to engage in employment at food-oriented organizations of all types or continue with graduate or professional studies.... [-]

USA Syracuse
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 find your juris doctor
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Graduates develop a strong foundation in biotechnology, computer programming, computational mathematics, statistics, and database management, and will be prepared for car ... [+]

MSc in Bioinformatics - Program Overview

The master of science degree in bioinformatics is offered on a full- or part-time basis to fulfill the needs of traditional students and those currently employed in the field. Graduates develop a strong foundation in biotechnology, computer programming, computational mathematics, statistics, and database management, and will be prepared for careers in the biotechnology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and vaccine industries.

Based on consultation with individuals within the industry nationwide, the job market is rich with opportunities for those who obtain a master of science degree in bioinformatics, particularly when coupled with industry-sponsored research as thesis work. This research will provide exposure to real-world problems—and their solutions—not otherwise attainable in an academic setting.... [-]

USA Rochester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

Johns Hopkins University MS in Regulatory Science program provides students pursuing a career in regulatory science with a specialized course of study emphasizing advance ... [+]

The Johns Hopkins University MS in Regulatory Science program provides students pursuing a career in regulatory science with a specialized course of study emphasizing advanced topics in the regulatory approval processes for global and domestic biotech products. Students may specialize in an aspect of the regulatory science of their choice through three elective courses, including a wide variety of advanced regulatory courses. By providing students with a strong foundation in regulatory science and a hands-on introduction to current good manufacturing, laboratory and clinical practices, as well as product development, the program offers graduates unique instruction for the specialized jobs in regulatory science in federal, academic and industry work settings.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
Lewis University Online

Customize your online MS in Data Science degree with a concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. This concentration looks at data analysis from the persp ... [+]

Online Master of Science in Data Science

Build your skill-set in data mining, data visualization, predictive analysis and data management with Lewis University's online MS in Data Science degree. Students will have the opportunity to leverage cutting-edge cloud computing resources and use an array of techniques and theories such as linear algebra and distributed storage and processing — all to identify trends and solve problems with big data.

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: This concentration looks at data analysis from the perspective of biology and prepares students to develop solutions for computational biology and bioinformatics data management projects. Students will ... [-]
USA Romeoville
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Chemistry jointly with the Biotechnology Center offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree for students seeking an education at an advanced level in chemi ... [+]

The Department of Chemistry jointly with the Biotechnology Center offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree for students seeking an education at an advanced level in chemistry/biotechnology.

The graduate program in Chemistry at Tufts University is large enough to foster stimulating interaction among colleagues and provide research opportunities at the frontiers of science, but small enough to have a very favorable student/faculty ratio. Formal requirements are minimized to allow students the flexibility to tailor their M.S. program to meet their individual needs.

Learning Objectives Demonstrate proficiency of a range graduate-level chemistry concepts. Write, display information... [-]
USA Medford
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
William Paterson University of New Jersey

The MS in Biotechnology is a 36-credit degree program that prepares students for a variety of opportunities in the area of biotechnology and related fields such as molecu ... [+]

The MS in Biotechnology is a 36-credit degree program that prepares students for a variety of opportunities in the area of biotechnology and related fields such as molecular biology, immunology, genetic engineering, and protein biochemistry. Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field that deals with the implementation of the latest technological developments for a variety of applications in industry, medicine, and agriculture.

Students receive training and experience in the broad area of molecular biology, including plant and animal tissue culture, gene expression, protein chemistry, and recombinant DNA technology using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Students may also choose from a variety of electives in other areas of biotechnology, such as immunology, electron microscopy, microbial ecology, and virology. Independent study or a thesis may be elected, giving students the opportunity to develop and complete a research project in biotechnology.... [-]

USA Wayne
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kean University

The Master of Science in Biotechnology program at Kean University is a 34-credit interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for research in the expanding fiel ... [+]

The Master of Science in Biotechnology program at Kean University is a 34-credit interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for research in the expanding field of biotechnology through coursework and laboratory experience. Many students attend the program part-time while working in the industry, as courses are scheduled in the evenings to accommodate the working student. Graduates become proficient in state-of-the-art technologies and are prepared to seek employment/advancement in biotech/pharma or to continue their study toward the Ph.D. degree in other graduate programs in related fields.

To learn more about the Master of Science in Biotechnology program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/biotechnology.... [-]

USA New York Union
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Duquesne University

The Master of Science in Biotechnology is designed to supplement technical training in the natural sciences with exposure to industrial research and development, coupled ... [+]

MS in Biotechnology

Traditional M.S. programs serve to train students for careers in academic research. However, the skills required in both large and small biomedical industries require proficiency in modern laboratory techniques, as well as an understanding of the industrial environment and the process of product development.

The Master of Science in Biotechnology is designed to supplement technical training in the natural sciences with exposure to industrial research and development, coupled with ethics. This program is intended to strengthen and improve a student's scientific and laboratory skills while providing the fundamentals of business, project, and group management.

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USA Pittsburgh
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Claflin University

Are you interested in working with renowned faculty to develop transgenic plants with the promise for use in vaccinations against malaria, hepatitis C, and other diseases ... [+]

Are you interested in working with renowned faculty to develop transgenic plants with the promise for use in vaccinations against malaria, hepatitis C, and other diseases? We invite you to learn more about Biotechnology at Claflin.

Curriculum

The program requires two years of coursework and research, culminating with a production of a master’s thesis. According to their interests, backgrounds and career goals, students can choose from three parallel tracks. Students must complete 16 credit hours in core courses, 8 credit hours in track-specific courses, nine credit hours in faculty-mentored research, and four credit hours in a seminar for a total of 37 credit hours.

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USA Orangeburg
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of South Florida St. Petersburg - College of Arts & Sciences

USF St. Petersburg has announced the new Master of Science in Conservation Biology degree program, which will launch in Fall 2017. The addition of the new graduate progra ... [+]

USF St. Petersburg has announced the new Master of Science in Conservation Biology degree program, which will launch in Fall 2017. The addition of the new graduate program—the only M.S. thesis-based degree of its kind in the State University System—will complement the institution’s thriving undergraduate degree program in biology, which has grown to include more than 760 enrolled students since its Fall 2012 inception. The increase in biology majors aligns with the state’s goals to prepare more graduates for fields in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM.

“This new program, and others like it at USF St. Petersburg, are preparing students to become leaders in creating and leading community, state, national and international efforts in conservation and sustainability,” said Martin Tadlock, regional vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at USFSP. “We have tremendous faculty members engaged in this work and highly supportive community partnerships to help us in that preparation.”... [-]

USA Saint Petersburg
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Full-time
Campus