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Admission Requirements

Masters of Arts in Biomedical Sciences Program

To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts in Biomedical Science degree program, applicants must submit the following documented evidence:

  1. Completion of a bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) or higher, preferably with a major in the sciences, from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a scale of 4.00 in all coursework completed for their bachelor's or higher degree program. 
  3. Two letters of recommendation (or one committee letter from the applicant's college or university).
  4. Official transcripts from each college or university attended.
  5. Test scores from one of the following: Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT), Dental Admissions Test (DAT), Optometry Admissions Test (OAT), or other professional program admissions test.
  6. Completion of the typical prerequisite coursework for admission into medical, dental, optometry or pharmacy schools, including biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Prospective students are responsible for determining the prerequisites for the health professional program and institution of their choice.
  7. Completion of the prerequisite courses with grades of C or better (grades of C- are not acceptable). 
  8. Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.
  9. Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.

Prerequisite Courses


Sem. Hrs.

Qtr. Hrs.

Biology with laboratory



General Chemistry with laboratory



Organic Chemistry with laboratory









A limited number of transfer credits from other institutions are allowed: 6 semester (9 quarter) hours for the Master of Arts in Biomedical Science. However, this does not remove the requirement to enroll in a minimum of 15 credit hours per quarter.