Medical Sciences (MS)

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Why a Master's Degree in Medical Sciences?

In today’s competitive employment market, individuals seeking management and leadership positions in the laboratory-based health professions require a graduate level degree.


The Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MMS) is designed for practicing professionals who want to advance their knowledge and skills in the clinical laboratory sciences and develop new proficiencies needed to meet the challenges of a changing profession and fast-paced development in technology.

Uniqueness of Our Program

The MMS will allow students to specifically tailor their program of study to meet their specific career goals whether it be laboratory administration, advanced laboratory practice skills, research or laboratory science education.
The curricular flexibility of this program will allow laboratory professionals to gain knowledge and technical competency in emerging areas of practice in the laboratory such as molecular diagnostics.

Tuition

Please visit the Office of Graduate & Professional Education‘s website for tuition rates.

 

Graduate Record Examinations – GRE

Please note that the GRE is not required for this program.

 

Fall 1 

  • MMSC 603 Research Design – 3 Credits
  • MMSC 604 Methods in Bioscience Education – 3 Credits
  • MMSC 803 Seminar – 1 Credit
  • MMSC 611 Advanced Practica I – 2 Credits

Spring 1

  • MMSC 603 Regulatory & Fiscal Issues in Lab Mgmt – 3 Credits
  • MMSC 803 Seminar – 1 Credit
  • MMSC 631 Lab Education & Admin Concentration – 2 Credits
  • Elective – 3 Credits

Fall 2

  • MMSC 868 Research – 3 Credits
  • MMSC 803 Seminar – 1 Credit
  • MMSC 612 Advanced Practica II – 2 Credits
  • Concentration Elective – 3 Credits

Spring 2

  • MMSC 632 Lab Admin & Management – 2 Credits
  • MMSC 613 Advanced Practica III – 2 Credits
  • MMSC 868 Research – 3 Credits

Application Deadlines:

Fall: July 1
Spring: January 1