Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Assisted Reproductive Technologies Specialization [1-year]

The master’s in assisted reproductive technology is a one-year, non-thesis program that culminates in an internship or research project and prepares students for careers in human and animal embryology as well as professional and graduate school. Students receive in-depth lab training in oocyte collection, in vitro fertilization, cryopreservation, and more. Students are required to complete a research project or internship prior to graduation.

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Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences offers undergraduate through postdoctoral education guided by dedicated faculty who pursue translational research in the disciplines of anatomy, neurobiology, pharmacology, physiology, and reproductive biology. More than 30 specialty laboratories allow students to gain hands-on learning experiences tailored to individualized interests and goals in human and animal health and disease.

Program Highlights

  • Complete coursework in two semesters

  • Internship requirement provides real-world experience and job opportunities

  • Extensive laboratory instruction in invitro techniques and micromanipulation

  • Hands-on learning within a small cohort of students

Career Opportunities

The master's in assisted reproductive technology program provides students with in-depth training in various aspects of assisted reproduction, preparing them for careers in human or animal embryology as well as graduate and professional school.

  • Reproductive Health
  • Research
  • Academia
  • Population Management
  • Human and Bovine Embryology
  • Professional or Graduate School
  • Government Industries

Research Opportunities

Students are expected to complete a project in place of a comprehensive exam, which may be in the context of an off-campus internship or research within the laboratory of a faculty member.

Application Information and Deadlines

The application deadline for general admission is April 1. If spaces are still available after this date, additional applications will be reviewed.

To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School.

Because this is a fall-start only program, if you select a spring start your application will not be reviewed. Applicants who submit all materials by April 1 will be notified via email by the end of May with an admission decision.

Application Materials

  • Transcripts from all attended colleges and universities
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume/CV (Optional)
  • Low GPA statement (for applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0)
Date Action
April 1 General Admission Deadline

Online Graduate Application

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