As a second-year student in the MS in Biomedical Sciences program, you will have the option to customize your degree by selecting a concentration that
matches your academic interests and goals.
Concentration options include research, forensic biology, general studies, organizational
leadership and more. You must successfully complete the foundation year before beginning concentration coursework.
Develop and execute an original research project as a student in the Biomedical Research Concentration. Learn to generate hypotheses, design experiments, analyze data and present results
in a way that advances scientific understanding.
Learn about the theory and principles of forensic science, apply basic forensic pathology
skills and interpret research in forensics and design studies. Graduates of the Forensic Biology Concentration have pursued careers as forensic investigators, legal consultants, accident scene
investigators and more.
General Studies Capstone
Enhance your professional credentials and prepare for a career in the biosciences
with the General Studies Capstone. As a student in this concentration, you’ll select courses from several biomedical
disciplines including: genetics, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, nutritional
biochemistry, physiology, and other biomedical and preclinical sciences.
Prepare for management and leadership roles with coursework focused on team dynamics,
leadership, ethics and other organizational leadership topics. The coursework for
the Organizational Leadership Concentration is delivered entirely online and available to students at any PCOM location.
Public and Population Health Leadership
Explore social and systems-based aspects of the public health field and learn to take
a "whole-systems" approach to population health leadership. Coursework for the Public and Population Health Leadership Concentration is delivered entirely online and is available to students at all PCOM locations.