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Graduate Bulletin

Cell Biology/Certificate in Business, M.S.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Application Deadline:

Fall: January 15

Spring: September 1

Once all documents that make up the completed application are received by the Department, the application is considered in detail by the Anatomy and Cell Biology Graduate Studies Committee.

Letters of Reference:

Number Required: 3

From whom: Letters of recommendation should be obtained from college/university faculty members familiar with academic competence.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration:

TBA

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline:

Yes. A degree with a strong background in biology and related sciences.

Statement of Goals:

 

Standardized Test Scores:

The GRE is required. 50th percentile or better.

The GRE Subject Exam is required. Biological sciences and/or chemistry.

Minimum TOEFL score or range of scores needed to be accepted:
575 on the paper-based test or 230 on the computer-based test. Applicants who score below 600 on the paper-based test or 250 on the computer-based test will be required to take and pass a remedial English course during their first semester at Temple University.

Resume:

A resume is required.

Program Requirements
Campus Location:

Center City, Fort Washington, Health Sciences

Business courses are held at the Fort Washington and Center City campuses.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status:

Students are able to complete the degree program through classes offered before and after 4:30 p.m.

General Program Requirements:

Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 32

Required Courses:

Histology 503 (4 s.h.), Principles of Development 560 (3 s.h.), or Basic Embryology 505 (1 s.h.), Accounting 401 (3 s.h.), Cell Biology 504 (3 s.h.), Recombinant DNA Techniques in Molecular Biology 520 (3 s.h.), Cell Biology Laboratory Techniques 650 (2 s.h.), Cell and Developmental Biology Readings & Seminar 509 (1s.h.), Industry Laboratory Experience 530 (1s.h.), Biostatistics Human Resource Administration (Management and Organizational Behavior) 401 (3 s.h.), Marketing (Marketing Management) 401 (3 s.h.), Cell Biology Thesis Research 690 (2 s.h.), General Strategic Management (Management of Technology and Innovation) 515 (3 s.h.), Cell Biology Thesis Research 690 (2 s.h.)

Internship: No internship is required.

Language Examination: No language examination is required.

Culminating Events:

This program has no culminating events.

Contacts
Department Information:

Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology
School of Medicine
3400 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

eoleszak@temple.edu
215-707-3160

Department Contacts:

Admissions:

 

Program Coordinator:

 

Graduate Chairperson:

Emilia L. Oleszak
eoleszak@temple.edu
215-707-7657

Chairperson:

Steven N. Popoff, Ph.D.
215-707-3160

About the Program

The goal of this program is to train students for biomedical research management positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 3 years

Campus Location:

Center City, Fort Washington, Health Sciences

Business courses are held at the Fort Washington and Center City campuses.

Students are able to complete the degree program through classes offered before and after 4:30 p.m.

Department Information:

Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology
School of Medicine
3400 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

eoleszak@temple.edu
215-707-3160

Ranking:

Not applicable.

Accreditation:

Not applicable.

Areas of Specialization:

The CBB Master's program offers a unique combination of biological research (Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, TUSM) and business training (Fox School of Business and Management, TU) coupled with research experience in industry.

Job Placement:

The program is dedicated to fully prepare each student for biomedical research management positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

Affiliation(s):

Not applicable.

Interdisciplinary Study:

Courses in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, and Business are required for the M.S. in Cell Biology with a Certificate in Business.

Study Abroad:

No.

Licensure:

Not applicable.

Non-Degree Student Policy:

 

Financing Opportunities