12 months
654 USD/credit 20274 USD/year
654 USD/credit 20274 USD/year
340 USD/credit 10540 USD/year
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At the Basic Biomedical Sciences program at University of South Dakota, you learn the latest techniques and skills to begin your career in biomedical research.

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By taking the Basic Biomedical Sciences program at University of South Dakota , you participate in laboratory investigation and original research or complete a non-thesis, non-research track.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critically apply knowledge to address fundamental questions in their primary area of study. 
  • Pursue research of significance in their discipline of interest. Students plan and conduct this research or implement this project under the guidance of an advisor while developing the intellectual independence that typifies true scholarship. 
  • Demonstrate skills in oral and written communication sufficient to publish and present original work in their field. 
  • Follow the principles of responsible conduct of biomedical research. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Fundamentals in the Basic Sciences 
  • Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Research
  • Principles of Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Biology of the Gene
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Experimental Design and Analysis 
  • Signal Transduction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: $35.00 U.S.D. The application fee cannot be waived and is nonrefundable.
  • Official Transcripts: If transcripts are not originally provided by the institution in the English language, the indigenous language transcript should be submitted along with an English translation. The full English translation must include a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate and that they are qualified to translate the language to English.
  • Official Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate program, students may upload a copy of their score report to their GradCAS application. Full admission will require that an official score report is sent to USD directly from the testing body.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders through GradCAS.
  • Statement of Purpose: Refer to program admission requirements for details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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