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Keck Graduate Institute

Saint Xavier University is proud to partner with Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) for our current Pre-Professional Health Care students. KGI offers the following degrees:

  • Master of Business and Science (MBS)
  • Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing (MENG),
  • Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences (M.S.)
  • Master of Science in Medical Device Engineering (MSMDE).

SXU Advantage

With this partnership, Saint Xavier students are able to take advantage of the following:

  • No standardized tests
  • No application fee
  • Only need one letter of recommendation
  • Early fellowship consideration
  • Early admission
  • A $30,000 scholarship


Follow these steps before March 15 of your senior year:

  • Attend a visitation day at KGI or participate in a virtual event. For a list of visitation days visit the KGI website.
  • Develop a curriculum plan in collaboration with your academic or faculty advisor.
  • Complete 40 hours of internship, work or research in the life sciences or engineering in an academic, nonprofit, corporate or laboratory environment.

How to Apply

  • Submit an online application to KGI.
  • Work with a KGI admission counselor to complete your application.
  • Request a letter from Tatiana Tatum, Ph.D., verifying your eligibility.

After Your Admission Decision

  • Submit final, official transcripts from all universities before July 15, showing proof of graduation. The degree may be in biological sciences, chemistry or natural sciences.
  • Students must have a final cumulative GPA that is greater than 3.0.

More Information

For more information or questions about the partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, please contact Sharada Buddha, Ph.D., at buddhaFREESXU or 773-298-5242.