MS in Biomedical Research Admissions

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Students seeking admission to the MS in Biomedical Research (MBR) program apply to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and select the MBR program. Applicants should also select the discipline of study upon application. 

Apply to MBR

MBR is designed for students interested in increasing their fundamental scientific knowledge by taking graduate-level courses relevant for modern biological and biomedical research and obtaining significant research experience in preparation to apply to PhD programs in the US or jobs in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.

Students select their discipline at the time of application and may choose one of the following areas for the MS degree:

  • Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Neuroscience

US citizens, permanent residents and international students are eligible to apply. Applicants should have a baccalaureate degree in biology or a related scientific field. 

Application Deadline

Applications for fall matriculation (September 1) will be accepted as soon as the application is available online. Admissions is rolling until May 1 or until the desired class size has been achieved. 

Additional information on the admissions process is on the Applying to Degree Programs page.