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Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Explore the Future of Medical Research!

Biomedical Sciences, MS

Biomedical Science is one of the fastest growing fields in the world today.  New medical advances are being worked on by research institutions and companies every day, and you can be a part of that story.  From developing new technologies to address chronic diseases, to helping researchers understand the mechanisms that drive aging, Biomedical Scientists are on the forefront of the human understanding of disease and how to address it.

If you’re interested in making a difference, the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree can be your springboard into industry, research, or graduate or professional programs.

At a Glance

Credit Hours

32 Credit Hours


11 Courses


12-22 Months*

Week Terms

8 Week Terms

Credit Info

Up to 12 credits of transfer credit

Quick Info

Exciting careers on the cutting edge of biotechnology and biomedical research.



Financial Aid

Financial aid for those who qualify**

** Speak with a dedicated financial aid counselor to explore all your financial aid and funding options.

* Time to degree completion is an estimate, not intended as a guarantee, and can vary based on many case-by-case factors.

Program Description

Keiser University’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences prepares students for careers in the fast-growing biotech industry, in biomedical research, or for additional training in graduate or professional degree programs.  Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge, skill, and ability to understand and execute bench science in a laboratory setting.

Student First Philosophy

Featuring a “Students First” mentality, Keiser University is committed to providing the education students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that is in our Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program or one of our many other graduate degree programs. Our commitment to putting students first has led us to offer the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences in a hybrid format with face-to-face meetings on Saturdays to allow it to fit into many different types of schedules.

Through this Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program, we help graduates prepare for careers in biotechnology, academic research, and additional graduate or professional programs.

Know Your “WHY”
Commit to Graduation

If you want to make a difference, the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences can equip you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to work on the forefront of human medical understanding.  Do you want to work on new technologies in a biotech company?  Or perhaps you’d prefer to help understand the mechanisms of disease in a research lab?  Maybe you’re getting ready to pursue a PhD or medical school; the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences can further your progress on a variety of different paths.

What Can You Expect to Learn

Keiser University’s Master of Science in Biomedical Science program prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to work on the cutting edge of medical science.  Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply course related knowledge in advanced settings of the student’s choice, such as individual and group research endeavors, biotechnology company internships, and medical volunteer opportunities.
  • Create meaningful research projects that result in scholarly outcomes and advanced laboratory skill sets.
  • Conduct applied research, based on course studies, that allows students to practice with cutting-edge technologies in biotechnology and biomedical sciences
  • Critically analyze scientific literature, peer experimental protocols, and individual laboratory results.
  • Collaborate with in-field scientists and peers to gain scholarly dialogue and reflection of industry standards. into lesser-known areas of practice and scholarship that
  • Reflect upon historical, current, and future practices and controversial topics.
  • Contemplate the meaning of critical analysis, biased studies, and leadership in biomedical sciences.

Program Prerequisites

Relevant bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Submission of an unofficial transcript or a foreign evaluation showing successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Appropriate undergraduate coursework in biology, genetics, and microbiology with grades of “C” or better
  • Submission of official transcripts or original foreign evaluations showing successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university received within the first semester of enrollment
  • Formal resume indicating education and complete work history
  • Minimum GRE composite score of 295 (or 1350 for tests taken before August 1, 2011)
    • This requirement may be waiver for students who meet any one of the following:
      • Graduate degree from an accredited institution
      • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a grade average of at least 3.0
      • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a grade average of 2.7 or above with a minimum of two years of professional work experience
      • Completion of the first semester of enrollment with a minimum grade average of 3.0

Program Outline

To receive an MS in Biomedical Sciences, students must earn 30 graduate semester credit hours. Curriculum includes:

  • Biomedical Sciences Core Courses (32.0 credit hours)
    Molecular Biology of Disease 3.0 credit hours
    Molecular Immunology 3.0 credit hours
    Stem Cell Biology 3.0 credit hours
    Genetic Engineering 3.0 credit hours
    Human Pathology 3.0 credit hours
    Medical Microbiology 3.0 credit hours
    Molecular Pharmacology 3.0 credit hours
    Biostatistics 3.0 credit hours
    Bioinformatics 3.0 credit hours
    Directed Research and Scientific Writing 3.0 credit hours
    Special Topics/Seminars 2.0 credit hours

Career Pathways

Upon successful completion of the hybrid Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program, graduates will have an earned Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and will have the skills and ability to:

  • Review and understand primary literature in the field of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology
  • Perform bench science on the cutting edge of the biomedical science and biotechnology fields
  • Contribute to human understanding of disease
  • Aid in developing new technologies
  • And more!

Through Keiser’s graduate Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program, you will gain a deeper understanding of the skills and abilities needed to contribute to innovation in the fields of biotechnology and medical science. You will also develop the skills you need to excel in relevant positions including careers in:

  • Academic bench science
  • Biotechnology
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • And more!

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences can also serve as a great springboard into PhD or professional programs (medical school, veterinary school, dental school) – review the program requirements of your specific program to determine whether the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences would be a good fit for you!

Start Your Master’s in Biomedical Sciences Now!

Have you been looking for the next educational step for your career in biotechnology or biomedical research? Keiser University has MS program you need to succeed. Learn more about our Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences today by Requesting More Info now!

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We understand that today’s students have many responsibilities and obligations in their lives. At Keiser, we deliver the same quality education through different scheduling options to accommodate busy schedules. Whether you choose day, evening, or online classes, chances are, you will find a schedule that fits yours and allows you to fulfill one of the most important commitments you can make – a commitment to your education.

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When you enroll in Keiser University’s programs, you can pursue your educational goals anytime and anywhere you have internet access.

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You have the option of taking just one or two classes at a time, allowing you to concentrate on learning while balancing your education with work, family and other responsibilities. With our “students first” focus and small classes, you’ll receive personal attention from your instructors.

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Keiser University’s dedicated, accomplished faculty members are committed to your success. All faculty are prepared and are actively engaged in the fields they teach. You’ll benefit from their wealth of knowledge and real-world experience.

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We are here to help guide YOU through the financial aid process to determine what type of aid you may qualify to receive to support your educational endeavors.


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