College of Graduate Studies

Downers Grove, IL Campus


Masters of Biomedical Sciences Program

Students must complete any three of the following course combinations:

Required Courses: Basic Science
BIOCD 0560, 0570, 0580Biochemistry I, II, Human Genetics
MICRD 0583, 0599Medical Microbiology with Lab, Molecular Immunology
PHARD 0994, 0995, 0996Pharmacology I, II, III
PHYSD 0550, 0551Human Physiology I, II

Required Courses: Research and Thesis
BISCD 0550Professional Development1
BISCD 0552Fundamentals of Research3
BISCD 0556Research Design and Methodology3
BISCD 0557Principles of Biostatistics3
BISCD 0558Literature Review2
BISCD 0560, 0660, 0661, 0662, 0663Laboratory Research for ThesisEach course 1-6
BISCD 0570Ethics of Research and Experimentation2
BISCD 0650Journal Club3
BISCD 0653, 0654Seminar in the Biomedical SciencesEach course 1
BISCD 0665Thesis Proposal3
BISCD 0680Thesis4

Students must complete sufficient elective coursework to satisfy the credit requirement for graduation.

Elective Options
ANATD 0945Human Anatomy4
ANATD 0955Human Neuroscience3
BIOCD 0947Nutrition in Preventative Medicine1
BISCD 0944Biomedical Imaging2
BISCD 0945Biomarkers in Health and Disease2
BISCD 0950Intestinal Bacteria in Health and Disease2
BISCD 0980Pathophysiology4
LANGD 0900Medical Spanish2
PHARD 0930Cardiovascular Pharmacology2
PHYSD 0937Exercise Physiology3
PSCID 0971Natural Products and Complementary & Integrative Health3
PSCID 0976Development of Newly Approved Drug Therapies2
PSCID 0979LGBTQI Considerations in the Provision of Healthcare2