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Biomedical Engineering: Regenerative Medicine

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FIRST YEAR
Regenerative Medicine
SECOND YEAR
INTERNSHIP
Regenerative Medicine
9 month internship at Partner Site

Alumni Quotes

“Not only did the program at Cal Poly inspire me to extend my graduate student career, it provided me with the skills and confidence to start my Ph.D. work at UVA.”
–Ellen Mintz, BIO Class of 2014
“The program prepared me for the challenges of engineering in regenerative medicine, allowing for a successful internship at ViaCyte that included a patent application and my eventual employment with the company.”
–Leah Dixon, BMED Class of 2014
“The program provided me invaluable experience in Dr. Fred Gage’s nationally-renowned neuroscience lab, preparing me for medical school at UCSF.”
–Cooper Bloyd, ASCI Class of 2015
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology: Clinics

The cornerstone of this graduate program is the Counseling Practicum. After students complete core coursework, they develop their clinical skills and identity as a counselor working in Cal Poly’s Community Counseling Clinic. Students apply their knowledge of psychological assessment, psychiatric diagnosis, and counseling theory and practice by working with individuals, groups, couples, and families in SLO County.

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MPS DAIRY
MPS Dairy Technology: Dairy Technology Center

The MPS is a one-year graduate degree program. Our objective is to train managers rather than career scientists. We provide our students with nine months of intensive coursework in dairy science, on campus in San Luis Obispo, where they work in the Dairy Technology Center, which is one of six dairy centers of excellence in the United States. Cal Poly has invested in, and firmly established a solid infrastructure of technical expertise, processing and lab research equipment, and industry partnerships to address current and future needs of the dairy industry. The Institute is not only recognized throughout California, but also nationally and internationally as a center of excellence for research, industry technology transfer, and education in dairy foods.Following their coursework, students are matched with our industry partners for a three-month paid internship.

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