Florida Atlantic University

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Biomedical Science

Address:

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Biomedical Science, Ph.D.-Integrative Biology (administered through the College of Science)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) in Biomedical Science (with or without thesis) and the Ph.D. in Integrative Biology, the latter being a joint program with the Department of Biological Sciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Students interested in pursuing the Master of Science (M.S.) in biomedical science may take either the thesis or non-thesis option. The thesis option is oriented towards those students interested in pursuing biomedical research or careers in academia. The non-thesis program is an option for students seeking to solidify their knowledge base in order to apply to appropriate professional schools or pursue careers in industry in the biomedical sciences. The Mission of Research in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is to provide outstanding teaching, research and service to FAU, State of Florida and beyond. The faculty at the College is engaged in cutting edge research in all fronts of modern biomedical sciences. Research areas include: neurodegenerative diseases, age-related eye diseases, cancer treatments, osteoarthritis treatments, treatments to prevent asthma attacks, infectious diseases and bioterrorism, nicotine addition and cardiovascular disease.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): in-state $369.82/out-of-state $1024.81 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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