Master of Science Degree
Build technical competence with a research-driven master’s degree.
Focus your research in medical and veterinary topics that contribute to advancements in global health with an Master of Science (MSc) degree.
Ideal for students desiring to pursue clinical laboratory or academic research, the MSc degree prepares you for advanced PhD study or a dual degree so you can begin your career in clinical medicine or veterinary practice. Our MSc program trains you in relevant research methodology before you begin your immersive research project.
To complete your degree, you will develop a thesis that you present to a panel of professors and peers in your program of study. Your thesis will represent a significant contribution to a growing body of knowledge.
Both the medical school and veterinary school tracks of the MSc program allow you to perform independent research and present a thesis in your chosen specialty areas that include:
- Anatomical Pathology
- Aquatic Animal Health
- Clinical Pathology
- Large Animal Clinical Sciences
- Physiology and Neuroscience
- Tropical Medicine
- Wildlife Conservation Medicine
Standalone or Dual Degree Options
Choose a standalone MSc degree or combine it with a professional degree through our dual MD/MSc and DVM/MSc degrees.
- School of Medicine: All students entering the MD/MSc or MSc program in the School of Medicine must complete a total of 30 graduate course credits.
- School of Veterinary Medicine: All students entering the DVM/MSc or MSc program in the School of Veterinary Medicine must complete a total of 34 graduate course credits.