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Natural Science Master's Degrees

Discover how you can make the world a better place through scientific research

In coordination with Creighton University School of Medicine, Creighton University Graduate School is committed to developing highly trained professionals who are skilled at discovering the latest developments in science and medicine.  That’s why our master’s degree programs in natural science give students the opportunity to gain practical experience in state-of-the-art labs and work closely with nationally recognized faculty on ground-breaking research. 

Natural science programs at Creighton are mission oriented. Students and faculty members in each department are encouraged to work together to advance their fields

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Collaboration between accomplished faculty and graduate students drives much of the research and scholarship at Creighton. Learn more about how you can observe or participate in research you’re passionate about alongside nationally recognized faculty researchers.

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Explore your options for a master’s degree in natural science

Click through below to learn what each degree covers, its duration, method and more.

Biomedical Sciences (MS)
Completion of this biological science degree prepares individuals for research careers in academia, institutes, or industry. The programs employ a multi-disciplinary approach using our research, courses, and facilities to cater to the career needs and research interests of the individual student in diverse areas of study.

Medical Microbiology & Immunology (MS)
This life science degree program is designed for medical scientists and educators who are ready to take the next step in their careers. With a combination of course work and laboratory experience, this master’s program will prepare students for opportunities teaching at the undergraduate level or participating in research in as little as two years.

Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS)
The program of study is tailored to the individual needs of each student and is based on the background and career objectives of each student. The program provides the opportunity for students to specialize in the following areas: pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, medicinal chemistry, and social and administrative pharmacy.

Pharmacology and Neurosciences (MS)
Upon successful completion of this program, the individual will be prepared for careers in research and education in the field of pharmacology. Acquiring expertise in the broad field of pharmacology requires an interdisciplinary approach; and therefore, the student may choose to concentrate his or her studies in numerous specialized areas of pharmacology.

Physics (MS)
This natural science degree program is flexible and designed to combine a solid grounding in Physics with adaptability to a wide range of student interests and career objectives. Graduates of four-year liberal arts colleges are of special interest to the Physics faculty, as are secondary-school and junior-college teachers who wish to enrich their background in physics.