Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions Program By Illinois Institute of Technology |Top Universities

Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions

Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions

The Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions at Illinois Tech in Chicago is suitable as preparation for professional health schools, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy. Applicants may use Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), Dental Admissions Test (DAT), or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for admission. Students may earn the degree online, part-time or full-time. Students may obtain hands-on laboratory experience by choosing lab classes as electives. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 16 percent growth for dentists, or faster than the average of all jobs, between 2012–2022; 18 percent growth for physicians and surgeons; 24 percent growth for optometrists; and 14 percent growth (average growth) for pharmacists.