Biomedical Sciences


College of Life Sciences


Master of Science


Center City


On Campus




1.5 - 4 Years

Contact Information

Program Director/Academic Advisor

Name: Charles Scott, PhD

Program Coordinator

Name: Alexandra Whitman

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The Master of Science Program in Biomedical Sciences prepares graduates for positions as clinical laboratory managers, consultants, research associates and research scientists in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology industry or medical toxicology.

Application Process & Deadlines

Applications for our Master's Programs are considered on a rolling-admissions basis throughout the year, and newly matriculated students may begin coursework in any academic term. 

A decision is typically reached two to three weeks from the time the application is complete. 

Applications are now available. 


Rolling admissions, all semesters 

Application Requirements & Instructions

Program Overview

The Master of Science Program in Biomedical Sciences prepares graduates for positions in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or medical toxicology, such as:

  • Managers of clinical laboratories
  • Consultants
  • Research associates
  • Research scientists 

Graduates of the program have been accepted into PhD and professional doctoral programs.

The program may be completed on a part-time or accelerated (coursework) schedule over a period of 1.5 to four years. Courses are offered late afternoon/early evening and meet once per week, allowing students the flexibility to work while taking classes or devote their full attention to their studies. Flexibility is the key.

Applications follow University guidelines. Refer to Admissions for further information.

All of our master's programs are designated Professional Science Master’s (PSM). PSM is a graduate/ professional degree grounded in science and designed for a variety of career options in business, government or non-profit organizations. The degree combines advanced coursework in science with an array of professional skill-development activities aligned with the needs of 21st century employers.