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Biomedical Science MBS – Eligibility & Transfer Credit

Admission Requirements

  • You must possess a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, with a 3.0 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale) on the most recent 60 hours of college credit.
  • A minimum score on at least one of the following standardized tests:
    • MCAT: 494
    • GRE: 140 Quantitative, 146 Verbal Reasoning, Combined score of at least 300 with analytic writing minimum of 3.5.
    • DAT: 17
    • OAT: 300
    • PCAT: 50th percentile or higher

Eligibility by State

At this time, UNC has secured approval to serve online education to students from every state and the U.S. Virgin Islands via our participation in NC-SARA and some additional state-by-state authorizations. However, we are not currently accepting students to our online programs who reside in Puerto Rico or the CNMIs. Due to how fluid these agreements can be at the state or federal level, we recommend checking our Eligibility by State page for details.

International Students

International students residing outside of the United States are eligible to apply to our online programs. Applicants for online programs must demonstrate English proficiency in order to be considered. Possible ways to demonstrate proficiency:

  • Qualifying test scores: TOEFL: 80, IELTS: 7.0, PTE-A: 54
  • Completion of a degree in the U.S., or from an English speaking country (parts of Europe, Canada), within the last two years.

Students in completely online UNC programs are not required to come to the United States. You will not need student Visas or receive any immigration documentation, and do not need to provide financial documentation during the application process.

A Note of Caution for International Students: please be aware that admission to a U.S. Medical School is very difficult for international applicants, and so non-U.S. Citizen students who are interested in pursuing the MBS degree as preparation for Medical School in the U.S. should first contact the Program Coordinator for more information.

Transferring Credit

Applicable graduate credit with a grade of A or B from an accredited university may be able to be applied towards this academic program. Master's and post-master's specialist degree students must complete a minimum of 24 credits at the University of Northern Colorado. All work counted in a degree program must be within five years for a master's degree and six years for a specialist degree. The time limit is calculated from the beginning of the first class transferred in and counted in the degree program. Students must submit an original transcript to their advisor for review. Student and advisor then complete a Transfer of Credit form to submit along with the original transcript to the Grad School for review and final approval.

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Snapshot

Credits Required:
31
Time to Completion:
Less than 1 year (2 semesters / 9 months)
Tuition:
$555/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Dr. Ginger Fisher

970-351-2210

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