Des Moines University’s master of science in biomedical sciences program offers diverse opportunities in the specialties biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology and pathology.
Students select a laboratory in their first year while completing the majority of their coursework. The second year focuses primarily on research and thesis. Throughout the program students enjoy beneficial learning and working relationships with each other and with faculty dedicated to their success.
The master of science in biomedical sciences program is a two year program which requires students to complete a total of 50.0 credit hours (25.5 credit hours in the classroom and 24.5 credit hours of bench research and thesis). Students must obtain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the entire biomedical sciences curriculum and successfully write and defend a thesis to receive their masters degree from Des Moines University.