Biomedical Sciences

University of Mississippi

12122 USD/year
4133 USD/year
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The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center offers a Master of Science degree in the Biomedical Sciences. 


The degree program is designed to meet the needs of several groups of students:

  • those seeking to broaden their scientific background prior to application to, or entry into, professional or graduate school
  • those interested in teaching at the high school or junior college level
  • those interested in improving their knowledge base prior to entering into governmental service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Biochemistry
  • Fundamental Physiolog
  • Current Issues in Biomedical Research
  • Fundamental Microbiology
  • Fundamental Pharmacology
  • Essentials of Anatomy
  • Fundamental Histology & Cell Biology

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General requirements

  • Admission is competitive and based on letters of support, your personal statement, academic record (GPA), and performance on the GRE, MCAT or DAT. Preference is given to students with an overall GPA >= 3.0 on a 4 point scale and to those with scores of:

    • >= 295 on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination  (GRE), or
    • >= 492 (new format) or >=20 (old format) MCAT, or
    • >= 15 on the DAT. 
  • Applicants to the MS BMS degree program who are participants in the Professional Portal Program must be recommended by and meet criteria established by, the Admissions Committee of either the UMMC School of Medicine (SOM) or School of Dentistry (SOD).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12122 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    4133 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4133 USD per year and a duration of  .


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