Biological Sciences

Mississippi College

12 months
645 USD/credit
645 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Mississippi College’s Biological Sciences department offers a wide variety of biological sciences courses, allowing our quizzical, curious, invested students to prepare for scientific careers in fields like medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, biological research or science education.


The Master of Science in Biological Sciences (Medical Sciences) at Mississippi College is your best choice if you are looking for medical school preparation in Mississippi. The program can be completed in 12 months and is designed to prepare students to enter medical, dental or pharmacy school, or begin a career in medical science research or as a physician’s assistant. 

Learning outcomes

The M.S. in Biology (Medical Sciences) at Mississippi College covers much of the first-year curriculum at a typical medical school, prepping knowledgeable students in areas such as anatomy, physiology, histology, neuroanatomy and embryology. Students will learn in real-world environments like our 5,000-square-foot human cadaver lab and will learn how to read X-rays, CAT scans and MRIs.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Vertebrate Histology
  • Biology of Cancer
  • Pharmacology 
  • Human Embriology
  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • Medical Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

The general requirements common to all degrees are:

  • a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university,
  • a 2.5 undergraduate grade point average (exceptions: MSCP, EDS, Ed.D.),
  • an appropriate undergraduate foundation in major courses for the degree pursued, and
  • an appropriate standardized test score(s) at or above the published minimum(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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