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 Students in the professional master's programs gain a competitive edge in their future careers as well as in their future professional schooling.

Professional Master's Programs

Why Choose a Professional Master's Program?

Our professional master's (MSpro) are intensive programs that let you earn a master's degree in about one year, with no thesis, to ready for professional school or a more advanced career.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I start? How do I apply? Which program is right for me? Read more about how to apply to our MSpro programs.

Professional Master's Programs

Anatomy students in biomedical sciences lab

The MS in Biomedical Sciences (professional) with choice of option emphasizes anatomy, physiology, and cellular processes and features human and animal cadaver laboratories as part of the standard curriculum. The master's program provides students unique opportunities which prepare you for the first year of professional school. Three options available: human anatomy, neurobiology, and veterinary anatomy.
 
Ideal for: students with an interest in anatomy, physiology, reproduction, and cellular processes.
 

Biomedical Science Masters

​This degree program offers students in-depth laboratory training in in vitro embryo production based on a bovine model including techniques such as in vitro fertilization, embryo and semen cryopreservation and vitrification, embryo biopsy and micromanipulation, and basic maintenance of an assisted reproduction laboratory and all associated equipment.

Ideal for: students interested in applied reproduction in humans, cattle, or wildlife - especially those desiring careers in human or bovine embryology.

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Female student in the diagnostic medicine center

A master's in microbiology-immunology prepares you to meet the exciting industry growth in biotechnology and industry specialization in microbiology. The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology is a recognized leader in infectious disease basic and translational research with over $144 million in active extramurally funded research programs, many interfacing with industrial partners. Whether you're interest is in a career industry or a future including professional school or research, this program is your ticket.
 
Ideal for: candidates with an interest in microorganisms, infectious diseases and careers in biotechnology.
 

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Graduate toxicology student using a pipette

Toxicologists are trained to study and decipher the effects of chemical, physical and biological agents on living organisms. Approximately 65 percent of our toxicology graduates successfully enter into a professional medical program, while others pursue careers in forensics, pharmaceutical sciences and biotechnology, regulatory toxicology, and risk assessment. A number of students also enter PhD programs to conduct research in academia. The Master of Science in toxicology offers laboratory classes and research internships in addition to traditional didactic instruction to provide students with valuable experience to support their academic and professional goals.

Ideal for: students interested in medical and pharmaceutical toxicology, forensics, and environmental health.