2012 - 2013 Science Student Handbook
The M.S. Biotechnology program prepares students for careers in broad fields related to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care, as well as many others.
A science master's program is an interdisciplinary graduate degree which blends modern science education with components such as communication skills, management and business understanding, and analytical reasoning.
What type career opportunities are available for an M.S. scientist?
The present market is particularly strong for scientists of this caliber. Some career opportunities include:
The M.S. Biotechnology program is composed of two basic curriculum tracks, depending on point of entry.
Neither tracks require a written thesis.
Entry for Undergraduate Students in five year program
General screening by an admissions committee from the Department of Science for this track typically takes place after year three if the student is a Marywood science major.
Students in the five year program and in good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 minimum) are candidates for the graduate component in the fifth year.
A B.S. or B.A. in an Undergraduate major related to the life sciences is recommended. An undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or higher is expected. Prerequisite courses for the M.S. Biotechnology program include:
A completed application must include:
To be considered for the program, applicants are required to submit an application for admission on or before January 15th of the year prior to a summer or fall semester start date, along with a $30.00 application fee. Each application is reviewed by the Department of Science Graduate Admissions Committee and notification of the committee's decision is communicated by the Marywood University Graduate Admissions office.
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