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.APPLY ONLINE
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
Shamaza Rivers-Johnson, MS/Biomed '23
“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
“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
“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
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.
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.
MS in Biomedical Sciences Program Highlights
How to Apply to the Biomedical Sciences Program
Costs of Attendance and Financial Aid
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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.Tuition Calculator
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