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Biomedical Sciences MA / MBS Comparison


MA in Biomedical Science MBS in Biomedical Science
Duration 9 months 21-24 months
Start Date Fall Quarter only Fall Quarter only
Credits (Qtr Hr) 45 minimum 72 minimum
Admission Requirements
Bachelor's degree yes yes
Minimum GPA 2.75/4.00 2.75/4.00
Test Scores GRE, MCAT, PCAT, DAT, OAT GRE, MCAT, PCAT, DAT, OAT
Letters of Recommendation Two individual or One committee letter Two individual or One committee letter
Transcripts From each college/university attended From each college/university attended
Prerequisite Courses
English 6 sem hrs / 9 qtr hrs strongly recommended
General Biology 8 sem hrs / 12 qtr hrs strongly recommended
General Chemistry 8 sem hrs / 12 qtr hrs strongly recommended
Organic Chemistry 8 sem hrs / 12 qtr hrs strongly recommended
Physics 8 sem hrs / 12 qtr hrs strongly recommended
Mathematics 3 sem hrs / 4 qtr hrs strongly recommended
Curriculum
Human Anatomy x
Neuroscience x
Biochemistry x x
Immunology x x
Microbiology x x
Pharmacology x x
Physiology x x
Ethics of Research x
Pathophysiology x
Research Topics & Methods x
Research Literature Review x
Design and Statistics x
Research Protocol x
Good Laboratory Practice x
Research Seminar x
Laboratory Research x
Research Thesis x
Electives 3 required as needed to obtain 72 credit hours


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