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A Master of Science is an advanced program of study that can be earned in about two years. Many schools offer online or part-time MSc programs so that busy learners can further their education in a way that is convenient for them.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Master of Science: Clinical Research and Product Development

University of North Carolina Wilmington Online
Online Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 USA USA Online + 1 more

The UNCW Clinical Research Program offers a totally online Master of Science degree in Clinical Research and Product Development. The Program provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates for mid- to upper-level roles in the biopharmaceutical clinical research industry. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Master of Science: Clinical Research and Product Development The UNCW Clinical Research Program offers a totally online Master of Science degree in Clinical Research and Product Development. The Program provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates for mid- to upper-level roles in the biopharmaceutical clinical research industry. Graduates work in biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, clinical research investigator sites, academic medical centers, government agencies, niche service providers, and other associated organizations in research teams formed to conduct the clinical trials necessary to move new drugs, biologics, and biomedical devices through the regulatory process to reach regulatory approval and post-marketing studies required for drug safety and used for label/market expansion. This is not a laboratory-based degree. An understanding of the four phases of clinical research involving human subjects is fundamental to all coursework. The importance of laws, regulations, guidance, and Good Clinical Practice is emphasized throughout the curriculum. Business aspects of the industry, particularly project management and market competition, are also covered. The Clinical Research Management Concentration is offered entirely online providing students with the flexibility to pursue the degree from any location with internet access. The degree provides a didactic and rigorous curriculum that prepares individuals to participate in the science and business of developing health care products and protocols, from discovery to market and human utilization. Emphasis is placed on clinical research in biopharmaceutical and device development. The degree is offered entirely online providing students with the flexibility to pursue the... [-]

Master of Science in Medical Physics

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 USA Durham

Become a leader in the emerging field of Medical Physics, fusing your expertise in physics with improved medical care. This is a dynamic profession that applies the concepts of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease, with career paths that include academic, research and clinical settings. With an advanced degree in Medical Physics, you will be empowered to contribute cutting-edge medical care, whether in China or diverse international spheres. [+]

Become a leader in the emerging field of Medical Physics, fusing your expertise in physics with improved medical care. This is a dynamic profession that applies the concepts of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease, with career paths that include academic, research and clinical settings. With an advanced degree in Medical Physics, you will be empowered to contribute cutting-edge medical care, whether in China or diverse international spheres. And there’s no better place to receive your professional training than through a program that delivers state-of-the-art classroom instruction and clinical exposure from Duke University, one of the most preeminent educational institutions in the world, with carefully designed study in the United States and China. Build upon your talent for physics and apply it to the real-life needs of medicine- with a Master of Science in Medical Physics (MSc-MP) at Duke Kunshan University. Students studying in the program will specialize in one of following academic tracks or choose a multi-track path: Diagnostic Imaging Physics Radiation Therapy Physics Nuclear Medicine Physics The curriculum blends in-classroom instruction with clinical practicum training, fieldwork, and thesis research. Students gain clinical exposure and basic clinical physics training with state-of-the-art technology and treatment methods at Duke University Medical Center and at partner hospitals in China. The program also requires independent research under the guidance of faculty working at the forefront of their fields. Pre-requisites for Entering Program Applicants to Duke Kunshan University’s graduate programs must hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree from an... [-]

Master of Science in Oriental Medicine

Wongu University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Las Vegas

Wongu University of Oriental Medicine offers a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine. The program consists of 2,500 hours of didactic instruction and 1000 hours of clinical training, for a total of 3,500 hours (300 credits) and may be completed in as little as 48 months (4 academic years). Most of the courses are devoted to the study and practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, integrated with courses in Western medical sciences and practice management. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Master of Science in Oriental Medicine Wongu University of Oriental Medicine offers a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine. The program consists of 2,500 hours of didactic instruction and 1000 hours of clinical training, for a total of 3,500 hours (300 credits) and may be completed in as little as 48 months (4 academic years). Most of the courses are devoted to the study and practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, integrated with courses in Western medical sciences and practice management. Wongu operates year-round on a quarter system, with the majority of students enrolled full-time. Students with approved medical background may complete the program in less than the prescribed time. The maximum time permitted to complete the program is 8 years. The curriculum is arranged sequentially so that knowledge acquired in one quarter is fundamental to the understanding of courses in the following quarter(s). The courses are designed to integrate Western medicine with TCM Theory, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tuina, Taiji, and Qigong, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of Oriental medicine. After developing a solid foundation in TCM Theory and Diagnosis, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Herbal Formulas, Tuina, Taiji and Qigong, students move on to study more advanced materials such as Traditional Chinese Internal Medicine, TCM Pediatrics, TCM Gynecology, TCM Dermatology, etc. The Chinese medical classics such as Huangdi Neijing, Shang Han Lun, and Wen Bing are also covered. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based upon the study of the theories of... [-]

Master in Physiology

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

Graduate training in Physiology aims at providing students with an understanding of the structure and function of the cells and organ systems of the body and the means by which these functions are regulated. [+]

Program Director: Carl Thompson, Ph.D. Graduate training in Physiology aims at providing students with an understanding of the structure and function of the cells and organ systems of the body and the means by which these functions are regulated. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of a sound basic training in general physiology through individually planned programs of course work, tutorials, seminars and supervised research. Instruction leading to the degree of Master of Science is available in the following specialized areas: cellular neurophysiology, regulation of sleep and wakefulness, neural, endocrine and local control of the circulation and microcirculation, cardiac dynamics, cardiac metabolism, cardiac hypertrophy and failure, endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, renal physiology, oxygen metabolism, and the physiology of biological membranes. Graduates with a degree in physiology can pursue careers in research, teaching or management in academia, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, private research institutions, government science or regulatory agencies, or medicine and health care. Further information on admissions and degree requirements, course offerings and research interests are available upon request from the Graduate Program Director. Specific Program Requirements (Hegis Code 0410) Students must achieve an overall “B” average in all physiology courses (GPA = 3.00 or better). In addition, for all physiology required and elective courses, only those in which a grade of B- or better has been earned may count towards fulfilling the degree requirements. Elective credits are normally earned only through advanced physiology courses, but advanced courses offered by other departments may qualify for elective credit with the approval of... [-]

Master in Professional Science Master's (PSM)

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

The Professional Science Master’s Program (or PSM) is a separate academic track (or “Plan”) within each of our six discipline-based basic medical science Master’s programs: biochemistry & molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology & immunology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Program Director: Mairead A. Carroll, Ph.D. The Professional Science Master’s Program (or PSM) is a separate academic track (or “Plan”) within each of our six discipline-based basic medical science Master’s programs: biochemistry & molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology & immunology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. In the PSM track, students are required to accumulate 36 academic credits to earn their MS degree. This total includes a minimum of 24 credits from a scientific curriculum of required and elective courses and 8 credits from a professional skills curriculum consisting of one required and several elective course options. In addition, students must complete an approved internship at a participating partner company or institution, culminating in a “capstone” report on the focal theme of that internship. The aim of our Master’s programs is to prepare students for careers in one of our basic medical science disciplines either in academia or in the private or not-for-profit sectors. The PSM track has the same aim, but incorporates new strategies for preparing students for such careers by including: (1) course work related to business, management, communication skills, regulatory affairs and other topics important to career success but not specifically related to the scientific content of the chosen discipline, and (2) an internship experience that will provide practical, hands-on exposure to career opportunities in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or health care industries or related placements in the private sector. Admission Criteria Applicants must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the... [-]

Master in Pathology

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

The Department of Pathology offers programs of study and research training leading to the Master of Science degree. This program focus on the comprehensive study of pathogenic mechanisms of disease. [+]

Program Director: Fred Moy, Ph.D. The Department of Pathology offers programs of study and research training leading to the Master of Science degree. This program focus on the comprehensive study of pathogenic mechanisms of disease. This knowledge, and the ability to apply it, is absolutely essential for the ultimate prevention and cure of all diseases, whatever their cause. The educational program for the M.S. degree is designed to foster analytical problem-solving within the wide range of the basic medical sciences, with particular emphasis on the fundamental disciplines of cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry, and immunology. Research programs within the graduate programs provide a vigorous multidisciplinary milieu in which to receive laboratory training for a career in the biomedical sciences. Specific Program Requirements (Hegis Code 0408) Elective courses are chosen in consultation with the graduate program director and faculty sponsor. PATH–8600 may be counted toward elective credit requirements in all Experimental Pathology programs. Research credits may be substituted for didactic credits in the general experimental pathology M.S. track (Plan B), but not in any of the three specialized M.S. tracks. Master of Science in Pathology A minimum of 31 credits is required including either the one-credit Master’s Literature Review (Plan A) or the one credit Master’s Thesis (Plan B). Curriculum BIOC 1250 Biochemistry of Gene Expression (4 credits) PATH 1010 Morphological and Functional Basis of Pathobiology (3 credits) PATH 1050 Conceptual Pathology (1 credit) PATH 1080 Introduction to Pathology (3 credits) PATH 1090 Systemic Pathology (3 credits) PATH 1110 Fundamentals of... [-]

Master in Microbiology & Immunology

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology offers a vigorous multi-disciplinary training environment leading to the M.S. degree. Our program focuses on the comprehensive study of bacteriology, virology, and immunology with emphasis on mechanisms of human disease caused by pathogens at the cellular and molecular level. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Program Director: Raj Tiwari, Ph.D. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology offers a vigorous multi-disciplinary training environment leading to the M.S. degree. Our program focuses on the comprehensive study of bacteriology, virology, and immunology with emphasis on mechanisms of human disease caused by pathogens at the cellular and molecular level. Graduates with a Master’s degree in Microbiology and Immunology are prepared for research, technical, and supervisory positions in scientific laboratories in academia, industry, government, and the health care field. Within the Master’s program, emphasis may be placed on bacteriology, virology or immunology. The following areas are available for thesis research: bacterial genetics; influenza virus antigens; HIV infection; pathogenesis of infectious disease; monoclonal antibody production; molecular biology of neoplastic disease; oncogenes and growth factors; anti-idiotype therapy of autoimmune and neoplastic diseases; immunological and biological therapy of disease; and cellular immunology. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology does not specify prerequisite undergraduate courses, but a background in chemistry (qualitative and quantitative analysis, physical, and organic), physics, mathematics (including calculus), and botany or zoology is desirable. Specific Program Requirements (Hegis Code 0411) Plan A: A minimum of 30 course credits, including a one-credit Master’s Literature Review, is required. Degree candidates must complete at least 9 credits from the “core” curriculum (MICRO 2000 - 2999), as well as the other specified required courses. A maximum of 6 credits from “Techniques” courses (MICRO 9100 - 9190) may be used to fulfill elective credit requirements. Other elective credits may be... [-]

Master in Interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences – Traditional Track

New York Medical College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA Westchester

This interdisciplinary program of study leads to the degree of Master of Science in Basic Medical Sciences. The student is exposed to a broad range of fields and is expected to develop an integrated knowledge that cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. [+]

Program Director: Ken Lerea, Ph.D. This interdisciplinary program of study leads to the degree of Master of Science in Basic Medical Sciences. The student is exposed to a broad range of fields and is expected to develop an integrated knowledge that cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. Students in this track take selected graduate-level courses and are able to complete the requirements for a Master of Science degree in Basic Medical Sciences within two years. Students graduating from the program have gone on to medical school, doctoral programs in the basic medical sciences, careers in industry, and other health care professions. Program overview The curriculum includes 30 academic credits and either a scholarly Master’s Literature Review or a Master’s Thesis. Curriculum Because of their interdisciplinary nature, the courses listed below do not fall into any one of the six basic sciences disciplines. They may be taken by students in all Graduate School programs. BMS 1100 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 credits) BMS 1200 Statistics for Basic Medical Sciences (2 credits) BMS 1300 Computers in Health Sciences (3 credits) BMS 1410 Neural Science (8 credits) BMS 2010 Bioethics (2 credits) BMS 2020 Responsible Conduct of Research (2 credits) BMS 3010 Molecular Neurobiology (2 credits) BMS 7100 Frontiers in Science (2 credits) BMS 9700 Master's Independent Study (1 credit) BMS 9750 Master’s Literature Review (1 credit) BMS 9800 Master’s Thesis Research (1-5 credits) BMS 9850 Master’s Thesis (1 credit) [-]

Master in Interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences – Accelerated Track

New York Medical College
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Westchester

Unique among the Graduate School’s various M.S. degree programs, the interdisciplinary Master of Science in Basic Medical Sciences is offered in a special accelerated track, as well as in a traditional two-year track. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Program Director: Libor Velisek, M.D., Ph.D. Unique among the Graduate School’s various M.S. degree programs, the interdisciplinary Master of Science in Basic Medical Sciences is offered in a special accelerated track, as well as in a traditional two-year track. In the accelerated program, students take selected pre-clinical medical school courses and are able to complete the degree requirements within one year. This enables them to apply to medical school earlier than in a traditional program and therefore launch their careers sooner. As the accelerated track is highly rigorous, admission is very competitive and limited to only 15-25 students per year. This allows our faculty to work closely with the students to ensure they meet the degree requirements and provide them with guidance concerning their applications to medical school. There is, of course, no guarantee of acceptance to New York Medical College’s School of Medicine or any other medical school; however, students who have completed the didactic portion of the program enjoy an impressive medical school acceptance rate of greater than 85 percent. Admissions Criteria Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.1, including a 3.1 GPA in math and science courses Total MCAT score of 28 with no individual section score less than 8 (prior to January 2015) or a minimum total score falling in the range of the 70th percentile (after January 2015) Solid clinical/research experience In-person or Skype interview Program overview Students in the accelerated track must complete 32 academic credits and either a scholarly... [-]

Master in Speech-Language Pathology (S.L.P.)

New York Medical College
Campus Full time 20 months September 2017 USA Westchester

SHSP offers a medically-oriented program in Medical Speech-Language Pathology, specifically designed to prepare graduates to pursue a career path in a health care setting. [+]

SHSP offers a medically-oriented program in Medical Speech-Language Pathology, specifically designed to prepare graduates to pursue a career path in a health care setting. Located in an academic health center environment, the program draws on unique academic and clinical resources to teach the skills required of speech-language pathologists as they fill an expanding role in such clinical settings as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and skilled nursing facilities. Our medically-oriented education and training are enriched by the integration of resources from NYMC's three schools: the School of Health Sciences and Practice, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, and the School of Medicine. Faculty and students use state-of-the-art clinical and technological resources to advance the field of communication science through research and clinical care. Gross anatomy is taught during the first year by the same faculty who teach our medical students. Coursework emphasizes diagnosis and treatment of medically-involved patients from pediatrics through geriatrics. Clinical rotations include tertiary care hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, public and specialized school settings. The Master of Science program in Medical Speech-Language Pathology provides entry-level professional education. Our curriculum accommodates students who do not have an undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology without the need for additional coursework. Instead, these students are provided with a self-directed program of study that introduces them to basic concepts in the field. We also offer the NYS Certificate for Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). Completion of the program leads to qualification for licensure and credentials necessary for entry into... [-]

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Gannon University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Erie USA Online + 1 more

The Occupational Therapy Program offers opportunities for in- depth study of, and clinical experiences with, clients of all ages who have limited capacity to perform to their expectations in their everyday lives or are at risk of developing a limiting condition. The program is accredited by the American Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Program Overview The Occupational Therapy Program offers opportunities for in- depth study of, and clinical experiences with, clients of all ages who have limited capacity to perform to their expectations in their everyday lives or are at risk of developing a limiting condition. The program is accredited by the American Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The goal of occupational therapy is to assist individuals to achieve their maximum level of independent living and quality of life through remediation of, adaptation to, or prevention of physical, cognitive, perceptual or mental health functional limitations. Occupational therapy utilizes the consultative process in addition to direct intervention and works with populations and systems as well as individuals. Program Outcomes The goals of the Occupational Therapy program reflect the missions of the university, college, and program. In essence, these are to educate self-directed students who, upon graduation, will become quality professionals, contribute to the body of knowledge of the profession and provide leadership for the profession and society. This will be accomplished through incorporation of the liberal studies component of the student’s bachelor’s degree into graduate, professional education in Occupational Therapy. Accordingly,the goals of the program are to: Develop quality entry-level occupational therapists whose practice is guided by occupational science and clinical reasoning; Create life-long learners who will contribute to the body of knowledge of the profession; Foster student attitudes and professional behaviors consistent with the missions of the university, college and program; Assist the student to develop... [-]

Master of Science in Clinical Research Online

Campbell University
Online Full time 2 years August 2017 USA Raleigh

The Online MS in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree is designed to expand students understanding of clinical research including drug development and clinical trials. [+]

The Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree is an online program: Designed to educate students in literature evaluation, study design, research methodologies, data management, and statistical analysis and interpretation. Offers the same intensity and quality of face-to-face classes, but without the time and travel constraints of a traditional classroom. Allows students to excel academically as well as professionally in the exciting and growing field of clinical research Specifically designed to enhance interaction between peers, faculty and industry professionals Culminates with a research project based on the students’ therapeutic interest. Students may work independently or collaborate with another MSCR student. The faculty serve as research project advisors throughout the entire research project experience Prepares graduates to enter the field in positions including data managers, medical writers, clinical research monitors, study coordinators, regulatory affairs specialists, Institutional Review Board (IRB) administrators and project specialists. In addition, many graduates pursue professional degrees within the medical and health sciences fields Can benefit students in all walks of life, ranging from working professionals, students in other professional educational programs, as well as individuals desiring to enhance their employment opportunities. This program is completely online with no residency required; therefore, international applicants are not eligible to receive U.S. student visas. The online classes in the MSCR program: Are specifically designed for collaboration and interaction with peers and faculty. Will host a variety of both interactive and independent learning formats so as to best meet the varied learning needs of our students. Examples of collaborative formats... [-]

Master of Science in Biology (Medical Sciences)

Mississippi College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Jackson

The Master of Science in Biology (Medical Sciences) program is designed to prepare students for a career in medical sciences research or for those students wishing to enter medical, dental, optometry, physician assistant and pharmacy schools. This degree can be completed in one calendar year. Unlike many programs, most courses are offered both fall and spring, enabling the student to mix and match course load each semester, giving him/her great flexibility in designing the class sequence. [+]

Top MScs in Medicine in USA. Earn Your Medical Sciences Biology Degree The Master of Science in Biology (Medical Sciences) program is designed to prepare students for a career in medical sciences research or for those students wishing to enter medical, dental, optometry, physician assistant and pharmacy schools. This degree can be completed in one calendar year. Unlike many programs, most courses are offered both fall and spring, enabling the student to mix and match course load each semester, giving him/her great flexibility in designing the class sequence. This biology degree is a unique opportunity for students to take courses taught at Medical School level as a way to prepare for Medical School. Typically, the first year Medical School curriculum will include: Human Gross Anatomy, Medical Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology, Human Neuroanatomy and Human Embryology. Pharmacology is usually taught during the second year of Medical School. Course work for the medical sciences biology degree includes: Human Gross Anatomy Medical Physiology Histology Human Neuroanatomy Human Embryology The MC Experience Mississippi College offers medical sciences courses that closely align with what is taught at the Medical School. You can begin the program in the summer, fall or spring terms. Most students will take 13-14 semester hours fall and spring terms and complete the 33-hour requirement the following summer term. While most students complete the program in 12 months, students may extend the program beyond that time frame. National Board Subject Exams (Shelf Exams) While being a student in the Medical Sciences Master's degree... [-]

Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia

Westminster College
Campus Full time 29 months September 2017 USA Salt Lake City

The MSNA program has received full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation (COA). A second onsite visit to the program will be conducted within the 12 month period following graduation of the first class in 2009. [+]

The MSNA program has received full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation (COA). A second onsite visit to the program will be conducted within the 12 month period following graduation of the first class in 2009.

 

 

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The mission of the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) program at Westminster College is to provide an academic environment, which allows nurse anesthesia students to master the intellectual and technical skills required to become competent in the safe administration of anesthesia. 29 month program, beginning each year in July 65 credit hours,15 students selected annually, application deadline is the last day of October for 2009 admissions. ... [-]