The MSBS program will allow students to work toward a master’s degree while strengthening their academic record and will provide them with insight and experience in the biomedical sciences. Upon successful completion of the MSBS degree, students will be more competitive for admission to medical school and other health professional programs as well as more competitive for employment in areas of health care education such as Biomedical Sciences, Research and Patient Simulation.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree prior to matriculation with 75 percent of the credits from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Required Coursework:
Biological Sciences: One year with laboratory
Inorganic/General Chemistry: One year with laboratory
Organic Chemistry: One year with laboratory
Physics: One year
English: One year
GPA: Competitive applicants will have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 sciences and a minimum 3.0 overall (on a 4.0 scale).
Standardized Test Scores: GRE, MCAT scores, or other graduate-level standardized test scores are desired, but not required.
All students are required to meet the CUSOM Technical Standards for Admission.