Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)
535 Watson Dr, Claremont, CA 91711
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is part of the prestigious Claremont college system, in Claremont, California. Keck is one of the few graduate schools exclusively dedicated to the study of biosciences. The school’s graduate programs blend academics with business-oriented approaches to the field.
KGI awards master’s degrees, certificates and post-doctoral degrees in Biosciences and Biosciences Management. The school also offers degrees in Applied Life Sciences.
Students receive a comprehensive education that integrates science, technology and management skills.
Learning methods are also comprehensive and include scientific research and mentorship from outside professionals. Visiting mentors work in various capacities within the biosciences industry.
This diverse education leads to diverse employment among graduates. Some of the areas in which graduates work include:
- Medical diagnostics
- Market research
- Food technology
- Medical writing
- Pharmaceutical sales
- Vaccine research
- Biofuels development
Admissions requirements include submission of transcripts, a resume, an essay, a personal statement and lists of references.
Applicants are encouraged to apply for tuition fellowships, which can cover up to a substantial amount of KGI’s tuition. Students may also apply for federal loans. Federal loans require the FAFSA, while fellowships require a separate application. Keck Graduate Institute also honors the GI Bill, through which veterans may receive a tuition waiver.
Quick Facts about Keck Graduate Institute
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