The Master's in Cell and Molecular Biology program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of students applying to postgraduate professional schools, especially Medical and Dental School, but also Veterinary School, Optometry School, Business School, Law School, and Ph.D. programs.
There are many Post-Bac and Master’s programs available, most with the goal of helping a student take the next step in their professional education. Tulane’s Cell & Molecular Biology MS program is more than just another year of classes, and offers many advantages over other programs.
These are among the reasons the CMB Master’s program is unique:
1. The program focuses on professional development.
2. MCAT, DAT and GRE preparation classes, conducted by KAPLAN instructors, are incorporated into the curriculum.
3. Student will complete 50 hours of service learning and shadowing at local hospitals, clinics, coroners' offices, research labs, and other locations around New Orleans per semester.
4. Emphasis is placed on foundational classes in Biology while introducing students to more clinically relevant topics such as human anatomy, histology, embryology, biochemistry, physiology and disease.
5. There is a full body Gross Anatomy dissection course as well as a head and neck dissecting course.
Tuition for the One-Year Masters program is $12,973 per semester for the 2018-2019 academic year. Upon acceptance, a $500 deposit is required, which is applied to tuition. Additional required fees charged each semester for the 2018-2019 academic year include the academic support services fee ($400), student health service fee ($320), Reily recreation center fee ($180) and student activity fee ($120).
Application submission for the 2018-2019 academic year begins January 2, 2019. The deadline is June 28, 2019. Applications are reviewed by the admissions committee as they become complete so it is encouraged to apply as early as possible. All applications must be complete by June 28th to be considered. Nothing will be accepted after this date.
The program is co-directed by Dr. YiPing Chen and Dr. James Cronin. Dr. Chen is also Chair of the Cell & Molecular Biology Department. For more information, email Mrs. Marnie Elsky, Senior Program Coordinator.
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Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
One-Year Masters Program
6400 Freret Street, Room 2000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118