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  Oct 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MA/MS


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Master’s Degree

Candidates who do not pass either the Comprehensive Examination or the Research Proposal Defense, but who submit an acceptable research-based thesis, and pass a final oral examination, may, at the discretion of the Advisory Committee, be awarded the M.S. degree. A paper based on original research and accepted by a refereed journal may be submitted in lieu of a thesis with the approval of the Advisory Committee. Candidates who pass the Research Proposal Defense but do not write and defend a Master’s thesis are eligible for a M.A. in BCMB degree.

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