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Students applying to the Masters Program can apply to be part of one of the following tracks: Medical scholars track, Dental scholars track, or Biomedical Research scholars track. Graduates from this Masters program pursue Medical School, Dental School, Ph.D. education or careers in biopharma. Students who are part of a particular track get (1) specialized advising from medical and dental school faculty as well as biopharma industry professionals (2) eligibility to request specialized courses e.g. courses in the medical and dental school (3) priority for volunteering opportunities. This program has a flexible curricula and builds on the existing strengths of basic and clinical faculty in the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM).Learn more about the program, the SGS Newark campus, and academic life at SGS Newark through the three short podcasts listed below.
Students enrolled in the Master's program have the opportunity to obtain either a Master of Science in Biomedical Science (MS) or a Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degree.The MS requires a 5-credit research thesis while the MBS is predominantly based on coursework. Students have the flexibility to switch between MS and MBS.
Applicants can apply to this program through the Rutgers University-wide Graduate and Professional Application Portal. Please click on application instructions for detailed information on how to apply and navigate the Graduate and Professional Application Portal.
Advantages of this masters program
Academic Concentrations within the Master’s Program (optional)
Master’s students at the SGS-Newark Health Science Campus can obtain one of the following concentrations by completing the curriculum indicated under the corresponding link.