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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cell Biology and Biotechnology – Master of Science (Non-Thesis)

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MS (Non-Thesis)

The MS non-thesis option is a coursework-based degree in which the student completes a minimum of 30 credits. The objectives of the MS non-thesis option program are to provide opportunities for each student to:

  • Develop skill and knowledge in the fields of cell biology, biotechnology, molecular biology, and related disciplines of bioinformatics, developmental biology, microbiology, or biophysics.
  • Demonstrate an improving set of oral and written presentation skills for communication of research results.
  • Develop competence in acquisition and interpretation of the scientific literature relevant to the program discipline.

This degree requires completion of 30 didactic credits. 

Electives (12 credits)

Note: Additional 700/800 level courses may be taken to fulfill graduate elective credits with the permission of the program director. 

In addition to the program core outlined above, the MS non-thesis student may elect:

 The electives for the MS non-thesis option may be chosen to enhance the student’s career objectives or to allow exploration of additional areas of interest.

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