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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 (M.S.), 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 (Ph.D.), 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, molecular biology and genetics, neuroscience, and physiology and pharmacology.

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Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, refer to Basic Biomedical Sciences in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit international admission requirements.

The Classroom & Beyond

  • BBS Research Callout

    In-Depth Research

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

  • Engaging Curriculum

    The Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (USD G-RISE), funded by a grant by the National Institutes of Health, is a doctoral training program that produces a diverse pool of highly qualified, biomedical scientists prepared for a variety of career paths in the public and private sector.

  • Student Financial Support

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