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Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program Curriculum

The MS in Biomedical Sciences (MS/BMS) program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, typically completed in two semesters. To be eligible for graduation, students must maintain at least a 2.8 GPA or 75% weighted numerical average.

A typical 32 credit hour plan of study for students interested in professional (medical, dental, physician assistant, pharmacy) or graduate (PhD) school is shown in the table below. BIOCH 704, ID 727 and ID 767 are core courses that are required for graduation. For students interested in additional study in a particular discipline, elective courses may be customized. Students should consult the director of the relevant graduate program and the Director of the MS-Biomedical Sciences program for alternative study plans. For more specific information about the program requirements and course options, consult the Graduate section of the UMMC Bulletin.

 

 

Course Number

Course Name

Credit hours

Fall Semester

BIOCH 704**

Fundamental Biochemistry

7

PHYSIO 725

Fundamental Physiology

8

ID 727**

Current Issues in Biomedical Research

1

Spring Semester

MICRO 741

Fundamental Microbiology

6

PHARM 726

Fundamental Pharmacology

6

ID 768

Essentials of Anatomy

2

ID 767**

Fundamental Histology & Cell Biology

2

**Core courses required for graduation