The One-year Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences requires the successful completion of 30 credit hours of coursework (core courses listed below), five elective credit hours (student's choice), and a final oral examination over a creative component.

The curriculum is designed to be completed in two semesters, beginning in the Fall semester (late August) and ending at the completion of the Spring semester (early May).

Students who successfully complete the requirements earn a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences.

Fall Semester
Course Number
 Title Credits

BMS 547

Principles of Anatomy 4

BMS 538

Principles of Physiology 4

BMS 575

Cell Biology 3

VMPM 501

Principles of Microbiology 3

BMS 698C

BMS Seminar 1
  Total Fall Credits 15


Spring Semester
Course Number
Title Credits

BMS 539

Principles of Pharmacology 4

VPTH 503

Principles of Pathology 3

BMS 698C

BMS Seminar 1

BMS 599

Creative Component 2
  Electives 5
  Total Spring Credits 15