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What will I learn?

A student interested in pursuing an advanced degree in any of these programs must meet the general requirements as outlined as well as any additional requirements specified by the major field of study.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Critically read and evaluate the significance and validity of peer reviewed publications to develop a comprehensive knowledge of research in their field of expertise and to be able to clearly articulate such knowledge.
  • Conduct original research in a biological sub discipline, including the design of experiments, development and testing of hypotheses, application of quantitative analyses to visualize and interpret data and derive conclusions.
  • Develop effective writing skills for both informal and formal professional communications that include a written thesis, scientific proposal, or scientific manuscript.
  • Develop skills to orally present scientific material to a broad range of audiences, including in courses and an oral thesis defense.
  • Practice the responsible and ethical conduct of research and professional integrity in carrying out scientific investigation.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,210.00 per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Science and Engineering

Thornton Hall (TH) 323,

1600 Holloway Avenue,

SAN FRANCISCO,

California,

94132, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and the equivalent major coursework for the program area to which application is made.

For international students

An applicant must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and the equivalent major coursework for the program area to which application is made. Grade point average in the undergraduate major minimum required GPA in science courses is 3.0

Minimum TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 7.0 or PTE 65; some majors require higher scores.

Application for Fall - Feb 15.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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