Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences


MS Biomedical Sciences Application


The application for the 2024-25 MS in Biomedical Sciences program is now closed. The application deadline was May 15, 2024. The application for 2025 admission will open in October.


About the Program


The MS in Biomedical Sciences is a two-year program that provides a research-based education for a career in science. Students will develop technical, writing, and problem-solving skills necessary for diverse scientific careers. Students who complete the program will be ready to enter the workforce as staff scientists in academic labs or in industry. Students who wish to continue further training will have solid foundational knowledge and research background to apply to top-notch Ph.D. programs across the country. We welcome national as well as international students with a bachelor's degree in science.

Advanced Technology Core Laboratories
Students in the MS Program will have access to the state-of-the-art instrumentation and technologies of the Advanced Technology Core laboratories as well as training in how, when and why to use these tools. Each core is run by faculty and technicians with highly specialized expertise in the technologies provided. Ongoing assessment of cores ensures that new resources are added as technologies evolve and the needs of our researchers change.

Program Benefits

The program provides:

  • Graduate-level coursework in the biomedical sciences 
  • Training in broad range of Advanced Technology Core laboratories 
  • Mentored research training 
  • Thesis in advanced methods and/or basic/translational research 
  • Mentorship, coaching and networking opportunities 

Program Outcomes

Students will develop skills to have competitive careers as staff scientists in academic or industry settings or become competitive Ph.D. applicants. The program emphasizes foundational knowledge in biomedical science, training in Advanced Core Technology laboratories, writing and problem-solving skills through research-based mentored training culminating in an MS thesis project.

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