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 32 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 consult Dr. Hanna Broome, director of the MS-Biomedical Sciences program for alternative study plans. For more detailed information about the program requirements and course options, consult the Graduate section in the current UMMC Bulletin (PDF).
Pre-dental and pre-medical plan of study:
Fundamental Histology & Cell Biology
Professional Development for Biomedical Careers (Pass/Fail)
Fundamental Microbiology & Immunology