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Des Moines University’s master of science in biomedical sciences program is designed to enable you to further develop your careers in medical and scientific research and academic medicine to benefit the health of people around the world.

Biomedical research is an important part of health care today and requires the work of scientists in a wide variety of settings, including academia, government, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology-dependent industry. Our graduates may be employed as advanced technicians, laboratory managers, educators and scientists using their skills in such diverse areas as cancer research, clinical diagnosis, infectious disease, monitoring food and water supplies and teaching the next generation of scientists. Many have gone on to enroll in medical school as well.

If being involved in advancing the knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of illness and finding ways to improve people’s health world excites you, this program will give you the skills to become a participant in these activities benefiting the health of people around the world.


Interested in learning more? Please contact the master of biomedical science admission office at 800-240-2767, extension 1499, or email msadmit@dmu.edu.

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