Master of Biomedical Sciences

Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admission to the Master of Biomedical Sciences program, the student must meet the following requirements for the 2014 entering class:

  1. Completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Completion of 8 semester hours with a minimum 2.0 grade point average and no grade below a C in each of the following:
    • Biology with laboratory
    • General Chemistry with laboratory
    • Organic Chemistry with laboratory
    • General Physics with laboratory
  3. Completion of 6 semester hours with a minimum 2.0 grade point average and no grade below a C in each of the following:
    • English Composition or literature
    • English Literature
  4. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  5. Scores (no more than three years old) from one of the following:
    • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
    • Dental Admission Test (DAT).
Beginning for the 2015 Entering Class

Students will be required to also complete 3 semester hours of biochemistry, with a grade of C or better.

Additional Preparation

Applicants are highly encouraged to take supplementary, upper-division courses in advanced sciences such as, but not limited to: biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, immunology, anatomy, histology, genetics, cell biology, molecular biology, virology, and bacteriology. Students who have additional preparation in the sciences are most successful in the program.