MAS Industrial Life Science Program

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Are you a biologist, biochemist, or chemist seeking a career advancement in the life science industry?
A recent science graduate looking to gain a competitive edge in the professional job market?
Re-entering the workforce, looking to refine and redefine your professional and technical skills?
If so, you should consider enrolling in the MWSU MAS Industrial Life Science program.

The Master of Applied Science in Industrial Life Science degree provides students the opportunity to pursue advanced training in biology and chemistry, while simultaneously developing their business and communication skills. The curriculum is characterized as science-plus, combining a rigorous study of biology and chemistry with skills-based coursework in business fundamentals, economics, regulatory affairs, intellectual property, project management, and skills-oriented training in communications, data driven decision making, and working in teams.

Graduates will be prepared for science careers in business, government, and nonprofit organizations, where workforce needs are increasing. They will be able to manage research team breakthroughs, serve in quality assurance roles, and interact with researchers and managers, especially in the marketing, finance, and legal departments.