The University of San Francisco offers a Master of Science degree in Biology in which hands-on lab research with full-time teaching/research faculty is its focus.
The Biology and Chemistry programs at USF are designed for graduate students seeking a graduate program with personalized research direction and training from full-time faculty - all while studying in one of the world's most beautiful cities.
All students admitted to the graduate program receive generous financial assistance from the Department of Biology, which includes a full-tuition scholarship for their graduate studies. Most graduate students are also awarded a Teaching Assistantship with a stipend of $7,200 per year and some qualified graduate students receive Research Assistantships as well.
The Biology research experience and training in USF's graduate program prepares our graduate students well for a future in one of the following areas:
- Professional research positions in the educational, medical, pharmaceutical or biotech fields, as well as other industries with biological research and development
- Further studies in a Ph.D. program or medical school
- Teaching positions at the high school and community college level
USF Biologist Wins Prestigious National Science Grant
Juliet Spencer was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to study a herpes-related virus and its connection to breast cancer...
USF Biology Professor Awarded NIH Grant
Professor Juliet Spencer was awarded a $424,783 NIH research grant...
Secrets of Re-sprouting Heads
Researchers identify a signaling pathway that can control how well flatworms regenerate the front parts of their bodies...
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November 20, 2014, 5:30 PM