MS – Biomedical Sciences

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  • Plan of Study

    The MS in Biomedical Sciences (MS/BMS) program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours beyond a BS or BA degree. Sixteen hours must be taken in the core courses listed below, whereas the remaining fourteen hours are selected from courses offered by the various graduate programs at UMMC.

    Core Courses

    ID 770   Evidence-based Clinical Research (or equivalent Biostatistics)3 hrs
    ID 767/768Fundamental Histology & Cell Biology/Essential Anatomy2+2 hrs
    ID 727Current Issues in Biomedical Research2 hrs
    BIOCH 704Fundamental Biochemistry7 hrs




    Example Plan of Study: Biomedical Sciences Track

    Fall Semester
    BIOCH 704**Fundamental Biochemistry7 hrs
    PHYSIO 725Fundamental Physiology4 hrs
    ID 767**Fundamental Histology & Cell Biology (or elective) 2 hrs
     ID 770** Evidence-based Clinical Research

    3 hrs

    Spring Semester
    MICRO 741Fundamental Microbiology6 hrs
    PHYSIO 725Fundamental Physiology4 hrs
    ID 768**Essentials of Anatomy (or elective)
    2 hrs
    ID 727**Current Issues in Biomedical Research2 hrs
    **core courses


    For students wishing additional study in a particular discipline, elective courses may be substituted in place of non-core courses. Students should consult the director of the relevant graduate program for alternative study plans. In addition, students interested in professional or graduate school should consult the admissions officer of that school to determine if this program is appropriate for their needs.