Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Anatomical and Physiological Sciences Specialization [1-year]

Enroll in our one-year master’s in anatomy and physiology, designed to equip you for your chosen professional path through immersive hands-on experiences, virtual reality simulations, and in-depth clinical case studies.

Join a tight-knit community of students and tackle core coursework alongside your peers, while also gaining valuable experience in dissection, research, and community engagement.

Spend your days on campus in class, one of our flexible study spaces, or our specially designed graduate student lounge, complete with kitchenette, private lockers, movable whiteboards, and a TV.

Want to learn more about the one-year master’s in anatomy and physiology program? Complete our contact form to:

  • Sign up for an upcoming group info session (6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24)
  • Schedule a phone call or video chat
  • Schedule a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities
  • Shadow a current student
  • Ask general questions about the program
about the department

Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences offers undergraduate through postdoctoral education guided by dedicated faculty who pursue translational research in the disciplines of anatomy, neurobiology, pharmacology, physiology, and reproductive biology. More than 30 specialty laboratories allow students to gain hands-on learning experiences tailored to individualized interests and goals in human and animal health and disease.

Program Highlights

  • Enhance your wet lab learning with time in the virtual reality anatomy lab.

    Our VR lab is the world's most expansive deployment of virtual reality within an educational environment.

  • Network with a vibrant community of highly engaged alumni.

    Most of our alumni are practicing clinicians and biotech industry professionals who offer current students shadowing and job opportunities.

  • Learn from award-winning faculty known for their innovative approaches to teaching.

    Our faculty also teach for the CU School of Medicine and the CSU Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, and many have active research labs in neuroscience, cardiovascular research, reproduction, and pedagogy.

Application Information and Deadlines

Interested in the one-year master’s in anatomy and physiology program? There are two ways to apply!

Application materials

  • Transcripts from all attended colleges and universities
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume/CV
  • Online video assessment
  • Low GPA statement (for applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0)

For questions regarding admissions, the application process or program details, visit the FAQ page or complete our contact form.


The application opens late August each year for rolling admission.

Online Graduate Application

PostBacCas Application

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Tuition and Financial Aid

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The one-year master's in anatomy and physiology does not offer program-specific scholarships or assistantships.

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