Graduate Program

Dominican University of California's School of Health and Natural Sciences is a national leader in graduate education. Just 12 miles from San Francisco, located in San Rafael, California, Dominican is ideal for graduate students living or working in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, San Francisco, and Alameda counties. Our graduate program provides a diversity of academic, research and professional opportunities for students of all backgrounds.

Master of Science in Biological Sciences

The Master of Science in Biological Sciences is a research-intensive program designed to train students for scientific careers focused on biomedicine, including understanding the aging process, as well as detecting, preventing, and treating age- and metabolic-related conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, cancer, stroke, and arthritis.

Students in this program will be trained as scientists in interdisciplinary research encompassing genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, environmental sciences and disciplines of biotechnology including genomics, proteomics, proteins interaction networks, and bioinformatics.