A modern, molecular foundation for your career

Explore Molecular Life Sciences

A cutting-edge new degree

IU’s Molecular Life Sciences (MLS) degree offers a modern curriculum unlike any other in the Midwest. Our program focuses on interdisciplinary approaches between the fields of biology, chemistry, medicine, and biotechnology, while drawing on recent advances in cellular, molecular, and structural biology.

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Innovative courses

As part of our new curriculum, we’ve created new 400-level courses that provide a depth of understanding of important cellular processes, including Bioinformatics, Protein Metabolism, the Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer, more.

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Gain experience in research

Our undergraduate students are encouraged to engage in research opportunities while completing their degree. You’ll learn and conduct research in well-equipped laboratories using state-of-the-art instrumentation with scientists who are leaders in their fields. Our faculty utilize innovative methodologies to address exciting questions in the life sciences.

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Prepare for a career in the life sciences

Our MLS degree is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in medicine and healthcare occupations, graduate programs, or employment in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. You’ll gain the skills you need to succeed in rapidly advancing field of life sciences.

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