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

The Master of Science in biomedical sciences anatomical and physiological sciences specialization is a one-year, non-thesis program designed to prepare students for professional school, advanced careers in health care or biotechnology industries, pursuing biomedical education, or obtaining a Ph.D., through comprehensive coursework and working with real human anatomical specimens. A comprehensive final exam is required for graduation.

Select from one of three tracks of study: human anatomy, animal anatomy, or neurobiology.

Program Highlights

  • Complete a master’s degree in two semesters

  • Extensive laboratory instruction

  • Cadaver-based human and domestic animal dissection

  • Cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality anatomy instruction

  • Small cohorts within each concentration

  • Challenging curriculum in a nurturing environment

Career Opportunities

Our program prepares students for professional school, advanced careers in health care or biotechnology industries, pursuing biomedical education, or academia.

  • Health Care
  • Academia
  • Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Medicine

Application Information and Deadlines

Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for this program. The Graduate Record Exam is required (the Medical College Admission Test or Dental Admission Test is also accepted).

Fall 2019 applicants: To apply, complete the Online Graduate Application via the Graduate School. The Fall 2019 application will be open until August 20, 2019.

Fall 2020 applicants: To apply, complete the online application via the Post Baccalaureate Centralized Application Service. The Fall 2020 application will open August 21, 2019.

Because this is a fall-start only program, if you select a spring start your application will not be reviewed. Applicants will be notified via email by the first week of June with an admission decision.

Late applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To submit a late application contact

Date Action
December 1 Early Admission Deadline
April 1 General Admission Deadline

Online Graduate Application

PostBacCAS Application

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