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MS in Biomedical Sciences

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program at PCOM emphasizes medical, biotechnological, research and clinical applications with a focus on whole person health. Our goal is to provide students with the skills needed to succeed in medical school or in other scientific careers and academic pursuits.

Our training is rigorous and our expectations are high. We are focused on developing lifelong learners who are well-positioned to take on new challenges and make an impact in the field of health science.

If you are ready to learn in an exciting and energizing medical school environment and have the desire to achieve a competitive edge for future academic and professional pursuits, join us as we move science forward.

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Your Future Starts Here

You have goals and we are here to help you meet those goals. Our expert faculty are focused on student success and invested in advancing scientific knowledge by sharing their skills and experiences with the next generation of health and science professionals. Choose your path:

Prepare for Medical School

As a student in PCOM’s Biomedical Sciences program, you’ll learn from the same faculty that teach our medical students, take part in medical school-level courses, and experience the same testing methods. This rigor of our academic program has historically produced students who are well-prepared for med school. We believe strongly in the strength of our MS in Biomedical Science program and students who meet certain criteria will receive a guaranteed interview and may qualify for conditional acceptance into PCOM’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program

Pursue a Professional Degree

Gain the core skills and knowledge needed to pursue a professional degree in dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy and more. The MS in Biomedical Sciences program also helps students prepare for healthcare careers including nursing, medical technician and physician assistant.

Launch Your Science Career

Our strong focus on research provides opportunities for our students to develop advanced skills in research project design, execution and analysis. You’ll learn how to effectively present your research in order to maximize impact and effect change. Our graduates have pursued careers in research and development, education, scientific writing, public health/epidemiology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and other related careers.

What Our Students Say

“The [biomedical sciences] program incorporates rigorous training in both the classroom and lab setting with professors who are experts in their fields.”

Daniel Horusko, MS/Biomed ‘19

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“I knew that this degree would not only broaden my academic horizon, but would also develop me into a more mature and disciplined student.”

Akosa Akpom, MS/Biomed ’21

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“I applied to the biomedical sciences program because it had some amazing courses that I knew would challenge me and motivate me to work harder, and they truly did.”

Lauren Gaddis, MS/Biomed ’21

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Lauren Gaddis, MS/Biomed ’21 portrait

Take the Next Step

PCOM’s Biomedical Sciences program is offered at PCOM (Philadelphia, PA), PCOM Georgia (Suwanee, GA) and PCOM South Georgia (Moultrie, GA). Students pursuing the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree complete foundation year coursework and then progress to one of several second-year degree concentrations including research, forensic biology and more. Students who complete the foundation year and elect not to pursue a master of science (MS) degree, may elect to receive a certificate of graduate study

At PCOM South Georgia, students meeting academic success criteria have the option to complete an accelerated, one-year program.

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MS in Biomedical Sciences Program Highlights

Our MS in Biomedical Sciences program allows you to:

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How to Apply to the Biomedical Sciences Program

Visit the biomedical sciences program application requirements page to learn about the application process and admissions requirements.

Costs of Attendance and Financial Aid

PCOM is committed to helping students maximize funding sources and minimize student debt. Visit our Office of Financial Aid section to learn about cost of attendance, types of aid available and how to apply for financial aid.

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