Interested in broadening your marketability in a variety of bioscience career paths and enhancing your professional credentials? The General Studies (Capstone) concentration is designed to provide you with exposure to diverse, relevant, cutting-edge topical areas in biomedical sciences including genetics, stem cell research, pharmacology and nutritional biochemistry.
As part of the program, students will complete laboratory practicum coursework designed to validate competency in laboratory techniques. Students will also demonstrate independent research skills through the required completion of a final capstone project.
The Capstone concentration is designed to be completed in two years, but the program offers scheduling flexibility to meet the academic and professional objectives of its students. Before entering the Capstone concentration, students must successfully complete the foundation year and obtain approval of the program directors.
Students who have earned the MS in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in General Studies (Capstone) in the Biosciences have gone on to positions in:
Upon completion of the General Studies (Capstone) concentration, the student will be able to:
After completing foundation year coursework, students may progress to the second-year degree concentration.