Online Master's Degree in Life Sciences

Best Online Masters in Life Sciences 2018/2019

Life Sciences

A continuation of your studies, a master’s degree expands upon the knowledge you acquired while earning your bachelor’s degree. This advanced level of learning complements your current understanding of your field.

If you have a scientific mind and a strong sense of curiosity, a master's degree in life sciences is a mentally stimulating and challenging educational course to pursue. What is a Master in Life Sciences? It's an advanced field of study that can equip you with the skills to succeed in a variety of science-centric fields. Depending on your area of interest, you may study chemistry, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology, plant biology, or other diverse fields.

This degree can help you acquire skill that will serve you both in your career and in your life. Your studies may require you to examine things with an analytical eye, which can make you less likely to make impulsive decisions in general. The complex nature of this degree requires a high level of organization, which may make you more productive in your day-to-day life, and it requires objectivity, which can help you maintain healthy personal relationships.

The cost associated with a master’s degree depends upon multiple factors. Among these include your institution’s fees per credit or total tuition, the country in which you study, and the length of time before you earn your master’s degree.

Once you graduate with a master’s degree in life sciences, you may encounter a variety of career paths. They can include shaping young minds as a life sciences teacher; as a research scientist, where you can further exploration of your field; and as a marine biologist, where you may study marine organisms and their impact on the oceanic environment.

The pursuit of a Master in Life Sciences can be achieved in a variety of global settings. These include online classes, traditional on-campus classes, and a combination of the two. If you continue your studies full-time, it can take you up to four years to earn your master’s degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master online food safety

CESIF
Online Part time 1 year April 2019 Spain Spain Online

This master's degree is aimed at graduates in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, veterinary science, food technology, agronomists or any university degree related to the field of food. [+]

A WHO SHOULD

This master's degree is aimed at graduates in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, veterinary science, food technology, agronomists or any university degree related to the field of food.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of Master Food Safety It is to provide students with a deep, current and complete view of all aspects of safety and quality in the food industry.

DURATION

1,500 hours. 90 hours of virtual classes, 20 hours of virtual tutorials, 950 hours of personal work and 440 hours devoted to the preparation of the Final Project.

DOCUMENTATION

For the duration of the course, each student will have access through the Virtual Campus, to all relevant documentation to the areas scheduled. It all contents of study and supporting materials necessary for the proper development of the course is included.... [-]


Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Online Part time 1 - 5 years January 2019 USA Washington

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise. [+]

The Johns Hopkins Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship program is intended for biotechnology professionals who want a career beyond the laboratory within an existing biotechnology organization or for those who dream of starting a new biotechnology enterprise.

This exciting new program brings together a strong science foundation with biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, providing a unique educational venue for scientists to better understand the entire biotechnology enterprise and issues unique to the industry.

The curriculum will provide you with the interdisciplinary foundation to address the enterprise and regulatory challenges organizations face in the biotechnology industry. This program equips scientists with the tools and knowledge necessary to commercialize their product ideas and/or manage a biotechnology organization. Graduates will be well-suited for a variety of job opportunities, especially management and leadership roles in the biotechnology field.... [-]


Online Master of Education (MEd) in Equestrian Education

William Woods University
Online Part time September 2018 USA Fulton

Enter the new and growing equestrian education market by earning the online Master of Education in Equestrian Education degree from William Woods University. This program will help you gain the field pedagogy skills you need to make the transition from equestrian professional to equestrian educator.

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Online Master of Education (MEd) in Equestrian Education

Enter the new and growing equestrian education market by earning the online Master of Education in Equestrian Education degree from William Woods University. This program will help you gain the field pedagogy skills you need to make the transition from equestrian professional to equestrian educator. While earning this degree, you will improve your instructional techniques and learn to construct effective curriculum by applying instructional theories and strategies.

Program advantages

The online Master of Education in Equestrian Education builds on the signature strengths of William Woods University: excellence in educating educators, a nationally ranked online education program, and a nationally recognized equestrian program. In this program, you will receive quality online instruction through the latest educational technology and collaborate with your peers in an interactive and engaging learning environment.... [-]


Biodiversity, Wildlife & Ecosystem Health (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first-class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health. [+]

Programme Description

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management.

It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first-class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health.

You will assess all aspects of ecosystems, aiming to conserve and maintain their sustainability in both the developing and developed world.

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Academies.

Global Academies Online Learning

Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.... [-]


Clinical Animal Behaviour (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This programme provides flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behavior teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilize an evidence-based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviors commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment. [+]

Programme description

This programme provides flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behavior teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilize an evidence-based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviors commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment.

The subject involves a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on knowledge and techniques from the fields of psychology, etiology, neurobiology, pharmacology and veterinary science. This programme will contain teaching and learning that is aimed at your academic preparation for a professional career working with companion animals in a variety of settings, including clinical animal behavior counseling.... [-]


Equine Science (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This programme involves an in-depth scientific approach to managing health and welfare, reproduction, behavior, nutrition, and exercise for horses. You will also learn how to practically apply a scientific approach to benefit horse health, welfare, and performance. [+]

Programme description

This programme involves an in-depth scientific approach to managing health and welfare, reproduction, behavior, nutrition, and exercise for horses. You will also learn how to practically apply a scientific approach to benefit horse health, welfare, and performance.

Our online programme is the first and only Equine Science programme to be hosted within an international center of veterinary excellence. It provides students with detailed knowledge and understanding of equine science and its applications and is excellent preparation for enhancing your equine career or future independent research such as a Ph.D.

Online learning

Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.... [-]


Food Safety (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is specifically designed to provide a truly holistic food safety approach to the food chain that incorporates to the pre and post-harvest stages of food production, crop safety, animal welfare and economics of the supply chain. This programme would be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science, food systems, veterinary medicine and human medicine, as well as professionals from agriculture, rural industries, the food industry, government officials, international organizations, researchers in food safety and the third sector. [+]

Programme description

Foodborne diseases are a growing public health concern worldwide. The contamination of food with microorganisms or chemicals may occur at any stage in the process from food production to consumption (“farm to fork”) and as a result of environmental contamination, including pollution of water, soil or air. The global burden of foodborne diseases worldwide is very high affecting every year around 600 million people with 420,000 deaths. Therefore, the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlighted the importance of producing safe food that saves human lives, saves resources and has a positive impact on the economy of every country.

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is specifically designed to provide a truly holistic food safety approach to the food chain that incorporates to the pre and post-harvest stages of food production, crop safety, animal welfare and economics of the supply chain.... [-]


Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, PG Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 1 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facility which houses the UK wildlife DNA forensics laboratory. Students will have a unique opportunity to learn from internationally recognized specialists in the application of genetic analysis to conservation management and wildlife forensics. [+]

Programme Description

Within conservation science there is increasing recognition of the value of genetic data to support management decisions, however, scientists and managers with the skills and knowledge to apply population genetic theory to conservation practice are lacking. Within this arena, wildlife forensics is an exciting new field that is attracting increasing global attention in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.

The Cert/Dip/MSc in Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics aims to provide a blend of theoretical and practical education in the application of genetic data to wildlife management and conservation law enforcement. The programme will cover all essential aspects, from population genetic theory, through data analysis, to the considerations involved in the interpretation and transfer of scientific findings to management, policy and criminal investigation.... [-]


International Master in Canine Training and Conduct Judicial Expert in Canine Training and Conduct - Double Degree (Diplomas certified by a European Notary)

ESNECA
Online Part time 600 hours Open Enrollment Spain Spain Online

Canine training and the modification of behaviors in dogs, is a quite complex task that requires a great preparation and knowledge of certain processes. The expertise in this sector requires a specific knowledge of animals, their behaviors, behaviors, etc. Through this pack of materials the student will be able to acquire the necessary professional skills to perform this task of expertise in conditions of maximum safety and efficiency. [+]

Recipients

Canine training and the modification of behaviors in dogs, is a quite complex task that requires a great preparation and knowledge of certain processes. The expertise in this sector requires a specific knowledge of animals, their behaviors, behaviors, etc. Through this pack of materials the student will be able to acquire the necessary professional skills to perform this task of expertise in conditions of maximum safety and efficiency.

Modality

The modality of the Master's degree is On-Line and Tutoring

Once enrolled, the student will receive the access codes in less than 24 working hours.Our team of teachers and tutors will contact the student within a maximum of 48 hours after enrollment to guide the student, accompany him / her at the beginning and throughout the course, and answer any questions or questions that may arise.Duration... [-]

Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orono

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) has developed a new online Professional Science Masters program in bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of mathematical, statistical, and computational approaches to understand biological processes. The PSM in bioinformatics is an online program and includes interdisciplinary classes across the fields of mathematics, computer science, spatial information science and engineering, and molecular and cell biology. [+]

General Overview PSM in Bioinformatics

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) has developed a new online Professional Science Masters program in bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the application of mathematical, statistical, and computational approaches to understand biological processes. The PSM in bioinformatics is an online program and includes interdisciplinary classes across the fields of mathematics, computer science, spatial information science and engineering, and molecular and cell biology. GSBSE faculty from the University of Maine, the Jackson Laboratory, Mt. Desert Island Biological Laboratory, University of New England, University of Southern Maine and Maine Medical Center Research Institute will be teaching the courses for this online degree program. The PSM provides an opportunity for advanced training directly relevant to current knowledge for their professional careers. Students entering the program are expected to come from a cell and molecular biology background and require more intensive training in math, computer, and information science, or from the mathematics, computer or information sciences disciplines and need training in cell and molecular biology. The program requires fifteen credits of bioinformatics courses, nine credits of enrichment courses, and six credits of applied field experience. Graduates of the Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics are prepared for a diverse range of careers in biotechnology, infectious diseases, pharmaceutical biomedical research, environmental sciences, and forensics to name a few. The professional component of the Program prepares our graduates for leadership roles in the commercial, government and non-profit markets. The program’s interdisciplinary approach, depending on the student’s background can prepare you for... [-]


Master Program in Food & Meal Science

Kristianstad University Sweden
Online Part time September 2018 Sweden Kristianstad

The Master programme in Food and Meal Science enable students to use an independent, critical and cross-disciplinary holistic approach to work with research and development of food and meals for different groups. [+]

The Master programme in Food and Meal Science enable students to use an independent, critical and cross-disciplinary holistic approach to work with research and development of food and meals for different groups. From the starting point of the meal consumer, relevant research will be reviewed in order for the student to deepen, broaden and update their knowledge, apply it in various activities, and participate in research projects.

Structure and content

The programme comprises 60 credits. The work placement is an elective course of 7.5 credits. The programme is taught online.

Compulsory courses (45 credits) are marked with *

* The Complexity of Food Choice: The Public Meal from a Consumer Perspective, 7.5 credits * Food, Overconsumption and Consumer Critique, 7.5 credits * Applied Statistics in the Health Sciences, 7.5 credits * Food for Many: Interdisciplinary Approach and Methodology, 7.5 credits ... [-]

Master in Food Security and International Food Governance

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Spain Online

The way food is produced, processed and what is eaten has changed significantly over time. Whereas it is likely that our great-grandparents ate predominantly local and seasonal foods, today, it is estimated that the average meal travels over 2,400 km, from a field to fork. As our food is transported around the world, it is subject to myriad rules and regulations. [+]

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The way food is produced, processed and what is eaten has changed significantly over time. Whereas it is likely that our great-grandparents ate predominantly local and seasonal foods, today, it is estimated that the average meal travels over 2,400 km, from the field to fork. As our food is transported around the world, it is subject to myriad rules and regulations.

Food plays a central role in our societies, cultures, economies and personal lives, but few understand how food makes it to our plates. The Master's in Food, Society, and International Food Governance clarifies this process.

This programme is designed for individuals interested in enhancing their understanding and analysis of agriculture and food policy and increasing their understanding of the social, cultural and economic factors that influence and shape the development and enforcement of agriculture governance. This combination presents an opportunity to explore connections between the historical, political, scientific, strategic and ethical considerations involved in the organization of food policy and agriculture internationally. The programme trains students to identify and generate solutions for just and sustainable food systems. It attracts a diversity of learners from professionals to those just starting their careers. All of our students share an interest in the organization of food systems and in food governance.... [-]


Master in quality management, food hygiene and safety

IMF Business School Portugal
Online Part time 720 hours Open Enrollment Portugal Portugal Online

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quality, applicable in the alimentary area. Studying this Master also allows to obtain knowledge about the diversity of food industries that exist in the market and the processes that apply to each of them. [+]

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quality, applicable in the alimentary area. Studying this Master also allows to obtain knowledge about the diversity of food industries that exist in the market and the processes that apply to each of them.

The economic development of the food industry, European Union regulations and legislation, make producers and suppliers more responsible for providing food to safer and healthier consumers. It is in this context that a professional is increasingly sought by organizations, the food quality and safety technician, responsible for ensuring and guaranteeing the quality of products and processes and therefore the satisfaction of customers and consumers. The role of the auditor of food safety and quality control, who is responsible for the design, development, implementation and audits of food safety and hygiene systems, is essential.... [-]


Master's in Nutrition and Culinary Arts

OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland
Online Full time Part time 16 - 20 months Open Enrollment Switzerland Zürich + 1 more

At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program, the graduates will combine theory with their work experience and display a sound knowledge of the Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management).

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3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DEGREE All students will have in addition to ABMS Diploma a Joint Diploma with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Distance Program = 1 Top European Diploma SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 Advance Your Expertise at ABMS Connect with learners and leaders just like you in our online master's programs. You will go as far as your mind will take you as a master's student at ABMS. For Professionals The Master's of Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management; MBA) signifies the next level of achievement in any academic discipline. At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program, the graduates will combine theory with their work experience and display a sound knowledge of the Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management). Students are equipped with useful health consultant tools to enter the labor market and more contribute effectively and efficiently to organizations within this field. The Master in Nutrition and Culinary Arts is a study program for students that want to strengthen their skills in the health and food focusing mainly on the managerial elements. This study program will consist of a 12-month study period in which students will be taught through lectures. In our master's programs, you will:... [-]


MicroMasters Program in Bioinformatics (University of Maryland University College)

edX
Online 24 weeks September 2018 USA Cambridge

In this program, you will learn how to analyze DNA sequences to find mutations and anomalies, understand the important role protein structure plays in protein function and use statistical analysis tools, including R programming, to mine biological big data. [+]

Modern biology generates massive quantities of big data. Hidden in this data might be the next blockbuster cancer therapy, the definitive proof that a certain gene is responsible for a disease, or the information needed to replicate a crucial biological process — and you could be on the team that discovers it. Bioinformatics blends biology, computer science, and mathematics and in this Bioinformatics MicroMasters program, you’ll gain the cutting edge knowledge and experience that will give you significant career advantage in this fascinating field. In this program, you will learn how to analyze DNA sequences to find mutations and anomalies, understand the important role protein structure plays in protein function and use statistical analysis tools, including R programming, to mine biological big data. This program is ideal for those who want to learn more about the bioinformatics field and its effects on society at large or who would like to incorporate bioinformatics principles and tools into their laboratories.... [-]