Master of Science

Biomolecular Sciences

Central to Exploring Vast Possibilities.

With a CCSU MS in Biomolecular Sciences, you delve into recent advances in cell and molecular biology. Prepare for a career in biomedical science, pharmaceuticals, genetic testing, immunology, cancer biology, or to pursue your doctorate or enhance your teaching skills.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August
  • 30-credit program
  • Attend full- or part-time
  • Opportunities to participate in conferences as an active researcher
  • Professional engagement with other researchers
  • Access to engaged faculty invested in your success
  • Specialized facilities including:
    • Culture facility
    • Microbiology lab
    • Animal suites
    • Fluorescent microscopes
    • Histology facility
    • Real-time PCR machine
  • Microbiology lab equipped for studies of:
    • Cell biology
    • Microbiology
    • Developmental biology
    • Neurobiology
    • Genetics
    • Physiology
    • Genomics
  • Financial aid is available
  • No GMAT/GRE required


Did You Know?

The median annual wage for medical scientists was $91,500 in May of 2020 and employment is projected to grow 17% over the next ten years.

What You'll Gain

  • Unparalleled opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in collaboration with distinguished faculty  
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of biomolecular science from basic connections between molecular properties to major cellular properties including DNA replication and gene regulation  
  • Insight into the connection between:  
    • Molecular properties and cellular activities  
    • Cellular activities and biological responses  
  • Knowledge of cellular structure and function including:
    • Chemical composition
    • Physiochemical and functional organization of organelles
    • Basic cellular metabolism  
  • Mastery of contemporary techniques used in cell and molecular biology 
  • Ability to evaluate scientific literature and present oral and written critiques
  • Proficiency in the development of research questions and approaches to address questions
  • Completed research project and presentation of findings in oral and written formats