Dominican’s Master of Science (MS) in Biological Sciences is an Advanced, Research-Intensive Program Designed to Train Students Primarily for Successful Scientific Careers Focused on Biomedicine

Through advanced coursework, interdisciplinary research and experiential learning, this program trains tomorrow’s leading-edge scientists in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, environmental sciences, biotechnology, genomics, proteomics, protein interaction networks, and bioinformatics.

Students in the Master of Biological Sciences program have the opportunity to immerse themselves in thesis-driven individualized research in their area of interest.

Program Highlights

  • Opportunities to conduct and present your research, gaining valuable skills as a future scientist.
  • Graduates are well-equipped to pursue careers in PhD, MD, or pharmacy programs.
  • Internship opportunities with the Buck InstituteBioMarin, and the SENS Research Foundation (SRF)
Application Deadlines Tuition Rate Per Unit Number of Units Format and Length
Fall: July 1*
Spring: December 1

*Priority deadline is April 1. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis, and research spots are limited.


View Tuition and Financial Aid Information for details.

36 Units Hybrid
(online and in-person)24-36 Months
Contact Us. Reach out to an Admissions counselor by phone (415) 485-3280,  email, or register for a counseling appointment.