University of the Pacific

The Graduate School

Master of Science in Biological Sciences


3601 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95211

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The College of the Pacific Master of Biological Sciences (MS) is a graduate-level program that consists of 32 units taught over the course of 4 fulltime semesters or on a part-time schedule. Students complete academic courses and research at the state of- the-art Biological Sciences Center on Pacific’s Stockton campus. Approximately 12-15 students enroll in the program each year. The Master of Biological Sciences degree program provides students with a broad background in the biological sciences. Students are prepared for entry into PhD and Health Professional programs, or employment in fields such as teaching, industry and medical research. Students are encouraged to follow their research interests and, when appropriate, complete courses offered by other units of the University such as the Chemistry department or the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.


The University of the Pacific is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

International Student Requirements:

In addition to the application materials, international applicants must also supply the following information to be considered for admission to Graduate Studies. Transcript Evaluation: International Students who attended schools outside of the United St

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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