Dec 10, 2023  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Quantitative and Computational Biology (MS)

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The Department of Quantitative and Computational Biology offers a Master of Science in Quantitative and Computational Biology (MQCB), which integrates quantitative graduate courses from the Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy departments. Students will gain additional skills across these disciplines that prepare them well for advanced graduate-level work, MD/PhD programs at top universities and/or jobs in industries at the intersection of biotechnology and software.

The program requires 32 units, as indicated below.

Required Courses (8 units)

Students must complete the following courses.

Research Experience (7-9 units)

Students are required to enroll for 7 to 9 units of directed research in a lab approved by the Quantitative Biology Executive Committee or assigned faculty adviser.

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