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Western University of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Medical Sciences Program

Pomona, CA

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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) Medical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

203
Applied
34
Accepted
33
Enrolled
17%

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 April 15th April 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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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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

33
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 42.42%
Black or African American 15.15%
White or Caucasian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 30.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 4
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanisms implicated in long-term synaptic potentiation and depression in hippocampus and other brain regions. Regulation of glutamate receptors. Role of oxygen free radicals in central nervous system. Mechanisms underlying selective neuronal degeneration. Computational neuroscience
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: 909-469-8562
Fax: 909-469-5577

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