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Biomedical Science, MBS

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An Online Academic Enhancement Program

The Master's in Biomedical Science program has been designed to help you enhance your academic credentials and prepare for entrance to a health professional school or biomedical career. This one-year master's program will provide a foundation in biomedical coursework that underlies and supports medicine and therefore provides a strong framework for professional school curricula.

The online delivery of this program is simply an extension of the on-campus course delivery. Your UNC diploma and transcripts will not denote online delivery in any way, and the learning outcomes are the same for all MBS students. Our small student groups also mean you will receive strong personal support and advisement.

Preparation for Professional School or Biomedical Careers

A History of Helping Professional School Applicants

Past MBS students have earned interviews and/or acceptances at the following schools:

University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Creighton University School of Medicine

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Loma Linda School of Dentistry

Texas Wesleyan Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia

University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry

The Commonwealth Medical College

Roseman University Health College of Dental Medicine

Western University of Health Sciences

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine

Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine

A.T. Still University of Osteopathic Medicine

Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

University of California Irvine School of Medicine

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine

The MBS program is appropriate for students considering a future in medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals, veterinary medicine or biomedically-related Ph.D. programs. A major goal of the program is to allow students a tangible mechanism to demonstrate high-level academic achievement while taking a full load of rigorous and challenging courses. Success in this intensive educational scenario (which mimics the demands of professional school) will help you...

  • Improve your academic record
  • Provide evidence of your ability to perform in a professional school scenario
  • Raise your overall qualifications for subsequent professional school applications

Our students have seen an increase in their overall MCAT scores and an average of a 1.5 increase in their biological sciences scores. Students with an MBS degree have also pursued careers not related to professional school, including clinical research, university teaching, cardiac rehabilitation, research at the NIH, and Ph.D. programs.

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Snapshot

Credits Required:
31
Time to Completion:
Less than 1 year (2 semesters / 9 months)
Tuition:
$550/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Dr. Ginger Fisher

970-351-2210

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