Biomedical Sciences at PCOM: Prep for Med School & Scientific Careers
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Biomedical Sciences

Master of Science (MS) Program

  • Collaborative, hands-on learning
  • Preparation for various scientific degrees and careers
  • Classes taught by leading experts in the field
  • Guaranteed interview or conditional acceptance for qualified students

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MS in Biomedical Sciences

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program 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.

We are focused on developing lifelong learners who are well-positioned to take on new challenges and make an impact in the field.

Join us as we move science forward.


What Our Students Say

“The Biomedical Sciences program has given me many opportunities to become a more professional student and it prepared me to be a more competitive applicant for medical school.”

Shamaza Rivers-Johnson, MS/Biomed '23

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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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“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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“To sit in the same classroom and be taught the same thing as medical students gave me the confidence that I could handle medical school.”

Hunter Medley, MS/Biomed '24

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Your Future Starts Here

You have goals and we are here to help you meet them. 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.

The 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 future studies in health professions programs including nursing, medical laboratory science and physician assistant studies.

Launch Your Science Career

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

Learn about jobs you can get with a MS in Biomedical Science.

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 meeting academic success criteria have the option to complete an accelerated, one-year program.

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.


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Our MS in Biomedical Sciences program allows you to:


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

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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