M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences - Comparative Medicine

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
24849 USD/year
24849 USD/year
12213 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This postdoctoral Biomedical Sciences - Comparative Medicine program from University of Missouri - Columbia prepares graduates for careers in comparative medicine. 


This graduate Biomedical Sciences - Comparative Medicine program at University of Missouri - Columbia can be coupled with residency training and meet the requirements for eligibility for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) certification examination.

Programmatic Strengths

  • The opportunity for comparative studies in a joint veterinary and human medical environment
  • The multidisciplinary nature of the faculty participating in the training program
  • The potential to couple training in research with residency training in laboratory animal medicine, comparative pathology, diagnostics, and training toward board certification
  • Strong research resources including AAALAC-accredited research animal facilities, a full-service, internationally-recognized research animal diagnostic laboratory, and NIH-funded research resource centers for mice, rats and swine
  • A long history of successful training in comparative medicine

Programme Structure

  • Major biomedical disciplines include anatomy (gross or microscopic); physiology/pharmacology (molecular, cellular and integrative); biochemistry/molecular biology; endocrinology; and toxicology. 
  • Specific areas of interest are exercise biology including cardiac, vascular and muscle biology; cardiovascular biology including neuroendocrine regulation; membrane transport biology including cystic fibrosis and cardiac disease; and reproductive biology including environmental estrogen toxicities and developmental processes.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate School online application.
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only).
  • Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts to the online application system. Applicants provide official transcripts if accepted by the academic program.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of career goals and interests.
  • Graduate Record Examination Scores (if available).
  • Three letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 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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