If you're looking for a degree in the sciences, then Clarkson's Master of Science in Basic Science might be for you.

If you have a focus that does not fit within one of the other degree programs already established, then this might be the program you are looking for. The basic science MS program also provides a platform for specialization in numerous areas and can lead into a PhD in many other sciences


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Basic Science Curriculum

Master's in Basic Science

The basic science program consists of 30 credit hours needed for completion. These credits will be in core and elective classes.

Basic Science MS Curriculum

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A complete application consists of the following:

  • Online Application Form
  • Resume.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation.
  • Official Transcripts.
  • GRE Test Scores.
    • Waived: The GRE requirement will be waived for Fall 2021 applicants.
  • For International Applicants, an English Proficiency Test is required.
    • Minimum Test Score Requirements: TOEFL (80), IELTS (6.5), PTE (56) and Duolingo English Test (115).

Prerequisites: Applicants must have a BS or equivalent degree. A plan of study with an anticipated advisor must be submitted with the application. Admission to the basic science MS program is approved by the appropriate graduate committee.

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