Overview of Master's Programs
Language of Instruction
From October 2019, a portion of the M.Sc. and M.P.H. programs are open to international students and courses are taught in English; please look at each specific field of study accordingly. All Ph.D. tracks may be completed in English. M.Sc. students many continue on to a Ph.D., or may transfer to the Direct Ph.D. program within year 1. After B.Sc., eligible students may apply directly to the Ph.D. program.
Master's Degree in Medical Sciences (M.Sc.)
This program trains researchers in the biomedical fields for work in academic research labs, industry, and hospitals. Students in this program specialize in one or two of the following tracks:
- Cell and Developmental Biology
- Drug Development and Application
- Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
- Microbiology and Clinical Immunology
- Physical Anthropology
- Physiology and Pharmacology
The area of specialization is designated on the individual master’s certificate. There is also the option of pursuing master's level research in an affiliated hospital lab. Please see full department list.
Qualifed applicants from accredited universities are invited to apply.
- Admission is open to graduates who were awarded a degree with a final minimum grade average of 80 in one of the following areas: Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Exact Sciences, Medical Sciences (B.Med.Sc.), Pharmacology, Agriculture, Communication Disorders, Nursing, Physical Therapy, or Occupational Therapy.
- Students who have not yet completed the undergraduate degree may register on condition they have no more than 3 courses to complete to the degree and have a minimum average grade of 80 at the time of registration.
- Candidates with an M.D., D.M.D. or D.V.M. may register.
- Candidates with a B.A. in one of the areas listed in No. 1 above and whose final grade is less than 80 but higher than 75 may apply to the Admissions Committee.
- Candidates with a B.A. in an area other than those listed in No. 1 may apply to be accepted on a provisional basis. The student will be on special status and will be required to take supplementary studies.
Master of Arts in Communication Disorders (M.A.)
The School of Health Professions offers an M.A. in Communication Disorders. The M.A. program offers two options of study. One requires course work and submission of an M.A. thesis; the other requires a greater number of courses and a final project of smaller scope. M.A. students are required to work on a practicing basis during their studies, either as speech and language or as hearing clinicians.
The number of places is limited. Admission is open to graduates of Communication Disorders programs only.
- Applicants with a B.A. in Communication Disorders from an academic institution outside of Israel are required to present an official transcript of courses and grades and an official and detailed description of all courses taken, including the number of weekly hours and semesters. These must be translated into Hebrew or English, signed by a Public Notary, and sent to the Registration Office for evaluation.
- Applicants who completed their undergraduate studies more than five years prior to their registration to the master's program will be required to complete courses in statistics, research methods, and computer applications.
- Candidates are required to submit a passport photograph.
Other Master's Programs
The School of Public Health offers specialized Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degrees and a Masters of Occupational Health (M.Occ.H.)