To be considered for admission in the master of science in biomedical sciences program, you must have a B.A. or B.S. or expect to complete the requirements for a degree before enrolling. Your undergraduate degree should be in the biological or physical sciences; however, applicants with non-science degrees will be considered if they have a strong science background.
Applicants must supply results of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Dental Admissions Test (DAT) with their application.
A science GPA and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher are recommended to be considered for admission.
The courses below are required for admission; you may apply while coursework is in progress.
- Biology/zoology – 8 semester hours with lab
- General chemistry – 8 semester hours with lab
- Organic chemistry – 4 semester hours with lab
- Biochemistry – 3 semester hours
- Physics – 8 semester hours with lab (may substitute 3 semester hours of statistics)
- English, English composition, speech or literature – 6 semester hours
- Other recommended courses include cell biology, microbiology, immunology, physiology and anatomy
Applicants who are legal permanent residents of the U.S. will be required to provide a copy of their permanent resident card (“green card”) prior to admission.
Note: Permanent residency status “pending,” is not eligible for admission.
Non U.S. citizens
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents are not eligible for admission to the Master of Science program. Please review information for international students.
See our technical standards page.