30
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Western University of Health Sciences / Master of Science in Medical Sciences Program is located in Pomona, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

254
Applied
31
Accepted
28
Enrolled
12%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.5; letters of recommendation; personal statement; resume; transcripts; bachelor's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,735
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 33.33%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.33%
Asian 26.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 13.33%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

1
Total faculty
Full-time (1)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanisms implicated in long-term synaptic potentiation and depression in hippocampus and other brain regions; the development and evaluation of liposomal and proliposomal drug delivery systems; the cellular and molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease; the molecular events of inflammation and their relationship to disease processes such as periodontal disease and oral cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Marcos Villa
Director, Master of Medical Sciences Program
Email: mvilla@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-623-6116
Fax: 909-469-5577