Admission Requirements | Master of Biomedical Sciences

In order to be considered for admission to the Master of Biomedical Sciences program, the student must meet the following requirements for the 2016 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 3 semester hours of biochemistry, with a grade of C or better.
  4. 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
  5. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  6. Scores (no more than three years old) from one of the following:
    • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
    • Dental Admission Test (DAT).

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.