The MS non-thesis option is a coursework-based degree in which the student completes a minimum of 30 credits. The objectives of the MS non-thesis option program are to provide opportunities for each student to:
Develop skill and knowledge in the fields of cell biology, biotechnology, molecular biology, and related disciplines of bioinformatics, developmental biology, microbiology, or biophysics.
Demonstrate an improving set of oral and written presentation skills for communication of research results.
Develop competence in acquisition and interpretation of the scientific literature relevant to the program discipline.
This degree requires completion of 30 didactic credits.