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Modern Biomedical Research

Create original research working closely with respected faculty members.

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Learn the latest techniques and skills to begin your career in biomedical research.


Master of Science, Basic Biomedical Sciences

Participate in laboratory investigation and original research or complete a non-thesis, non-research track.

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Doctor of Philosophy, Basic Biomedical Sciences

Pursue an interdisciplinary graduate education to begin your career in biomedical research. We offer specializations in cancer biology, cardiovascular biology, infectious diseases, neuroscience and physiology and pharmacology.

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Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found under Graduate School admission requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
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  2. $35 application fee
  3. One official transcript verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree
  4. Supplemental Application
  5. Three letters of recommendation
    Letter of Recommendation Form
  6. Statement of Purpose
  7. The GRE General test is not required for applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy program. If applicants have taken the General GRE test, they may submit valid scores.
  8. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit international admission requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, refer to Basic Biomedical Sciences in the current graduate catalog.

Application Deadline

  • Priority Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Admission offers are finalized June 1

The Classroom & Beyond

  • BBS Research Callout

    In-Depth Research

    Participate in a broad range of meaningful research. Discover our research areas.

  • Engaging Curriculum

    A majority of your coursework will be associated with your research. You'll also study core courses and supplemental courses you and faculty mentor determine are valuable.

  • Student Financial Support

    Most of our students receive a fellowship stipend to aid in their education costs.