Master of Arts in

Biomedical Sciences

Prepare for a variety of healthcare careers through this 9-month Master of Arts program in the Biomedical Sciences.

Degree M.A. (Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences)

Program StartFall Quarter

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AZ - Glendale

  • In-Person

College Master of Arts, Biomedical Sciences (M.A.) (AZ)

Duration9 months, full-time

Class Size Approximation120

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IL - Downers Grove

  • In-Person

College Master of Arts, Biomedical Sciences (M.A.) (IL)

Duration9 months, full-time

Class Size Approximation90-95

The Midwestern Advantage

Midwestern University's investment in education, faculty, research, facilities, and clinical training translates into our students being ready for the next step in their educational pursuits or career aspirations.

The Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences (M.A.) degree is a full-time, 9-month, graduate level, coursework only program. This Program is designed to help students with a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in the sciences, improve their academic foundation in the biomedical sciences and enhance their credentials for admission into medical school, dental school, or other healthcare profession programs.

View more program specifics in our Academic Catalog:

Downers Grove Academic Catalog

Glendale Academic Catalog

At Midwestern University, we prioritize research to advance knowledge and offer students enhanced learning opportunities, fostering close collaboration with faculty researchers and peers on innovative projects.

M.A. students have opportunities to get involved in faculty research projects.

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Glendale Faculty

Through successful completion of this rigorous program, graduates demonstrate their academic preparedness for professional programs in healthcare, develop effective learning and test-taking strategies, hone their time management skills, and build confidence and critical thinking ability.

In addition, graduates can elect to pursue careers in:

  • Research 
  • Governmental and regulatory agencies
  • Pharmaceutical laboratories
  • Postsecondary Teaching

Academic Course Catalog

Explore comprehensive details about our academic programs.

The Midwestern Return on Investment

Career Placement & Salaries

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Occupational Outlook Handbook, several occupations related to the field of Biomedical Sciences are projected to experience increased demand and growth in the coming years.
Career Path
Estimated Starting Salary
Biological Technicians
Life Scientists

*Median Salary (2022) Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Campus Options

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Located just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix. Students can study and live on our sprawling 143-acre campus and practice at our University-owned clinics located just across the street.

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Downers Grove

Located just 25 miles west of Chicago. Students can study and live in the comfort and safety of a 105-acre campus in the suburbs and can practice at our University-owned clinics located just 10 minutes away.

Contact Us

Our admissions staff is here to assist you in making informed decisions about your academic journey. When contacting us, be sure to to provide your preferred program and campus so we can address your questions or concerns.