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Biomedical Science MBS – Online

Get Started – The Online Program Begins Each Fall Term

Application Deadline

The program has rolling admissions. Early application is recommended, and applications are evaluated and admission decisions are made as each person applies.

Students who were wait-listed for professional programs and did not obtain final admittance are encouraged to apply up until the first day of class each Fall. We encourage those students to be in contact with the Program Coordinator and to indicate the program to which they were wait-listed on their application.

Applicants for Online Programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.

The Application Process

The application process and necessary forms are available on the School of Biological Sciences application page (international applicants, please also see below). When you begin the UNC Graduate School Application, choose Biomedical Science-MBS (Extended Campus) as your academic program of interest.

International Students

All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:

  • Demonstration of Language proficiency – either a Qualifying test score (TOEFL IBT: 80, IELTS: 6.5, PTE-A: 60) or a petition for exemption. UNC's institutional code for TOEFL is 4074.
  • Copy of passport bio page**
  • Financial Documentation** – we will need to verify that you can financially cover the estimated costs (tuition, fees, room, board, insurance, books, supplies, travel) of the time you will be in the U.S. Those applying to programs that last longer than 1 year will only need to provide proof for the first year at the time of application.

** = Items marked with ** are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.

For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email grad.school@unco.edu, or call 970-351-2831.


Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
Less than 1 year (2 semesters / 9 months)
$565/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Ginger Fisher


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