The MS in Biomedical Sciences (MS-BMS) program requires successful completion of at least 30 credit hours, typically completed in two semesters. To be eligible for graduation, students must earn at least a 2.8 GPA or 75% weighted numerical average on all coursework in the program.
The 33 credit hour plan of study outlined in the table below is recommended for those students with a goal to pursue dental or medical school following the completion of this degree program.
For students interested in additional study in a particular discipline, elective courses may be substituted or added to the plan below. Students should contact the program director for alternative study plans. For more detailed information about the program requirements and course options, consult the Graduate section in the current UMMC Bulletin.
The M.S. Biomedical Sciences program includes a standardized test preparation course. Students choose to take the DAT, GRE, or MCAT preparation course, and the cost of the course is included in tuition and fees.
Mandatory Orientation for all new students will be on Tuesday, August 22, - Tuesday, August 23, 2023. The fall term courses will begin on Monday, August 28, 2023. Click HERE to view the full academic calendar.
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