Message from the Dean

Consider Joining Tomorrow's Healthcare Team

Michael Fay

Dear Prospective Student,

I would like to thank you for considering Midwestern University and introduce you to the College of Graduate Studies (CGS). Established in 2018, the College of Graduate Studies is dedicated to helping students achieve academic excellence. At its core, the College endeavors to share existing knowledge, create new knowledge, and apply knowledge that contributes to improving the health of humans, animals, and the environment through One Health principles and practice.

At Midwestern University, you will benefit from substantial laboratory research opportunities, access to leading-edge facilities, interprofessional collaboration, and caring faculty mentors who are committed to your success. The College of Graduate Studies offers a variety of academic programs designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge essential for impactful careers in healthcare and research.

In the Master of Biomedical Sciences Program, students receive a comprehensive education in biomedical sciences coupled with extensive laboratory research experience. Our Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences is a one-year program that allows you to strengthen your science background. Our graduates emerge from these programs as competitive candidates for admission to other healthcare programs or ready to embark on fulfilling careers in research.

For those interested in enhancing their skill set and knowledge, the College offers academic degrees and certificates in Public Health and Precision Medicine. These programs are designed to be completed as a dual degree or for professionals already in the healthcare field. Both programs offer students the opportunity to address complex health challenges and be part of a team working to improve healthcare. 

I invite you to choose Midwestern University’s College of Graduate Studies as the next step in your career journey. We are here to help you achieve your academic and career goals. 



Michael J. Fay, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Professor of Pharmacology