M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Science

Hood College

24 months
490 USD/credit 8085 USD/year
490 USD/credit 8085 USD/year
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The program in Biomedical Science at  the Hood College is administered within the Department of Biology by the director of the Biomedical Science Program, assisted by an Advisory Council and Administrative Committee for Biomedical Science.


The Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science at the Hood College is a 33-credit program of graduate research and academic study developed for:

  • Persons holding a bachelor’s degree and currently employed in a biomedical or biotechnological research establishment who are seeking additional academic background as part of a career and professional growth program;
  • Teachers and other professionals with interests in biomedical science who wish to obtain a graduate degree; and
  • Professionals already holding advanced degrees who desire to update or extend their previous academic experiences in biomedical or biotechnological sciences.

The programme

The courses are taught in the evenings, thus, the program offers an alternative to conventional graduate education for those who work full time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Protein Biochemistry
  • Cell Structure & Function
  • Molecular Biology of Eukaryotic Cells
  • Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will be accepted into the program based on selection criteria that include undergraduate coursework, grade point average, area of research interest and experience.
  • Relevance of the undergraduate degree is considered. Priority is given to students who majored in biology, biochemistry or chemistry. 
  • Undergraduate coursework required includes completion of the following with a grade of B or better: microbiology, organic chemistry, pre-Calculus, upper level genetics (equivalent to Hood's BIOL 316), and cell biology (equivalent to Hood's BIOL 339).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 490 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 490 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Frederick

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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