M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences

Long Island University (LIU)

12 months
1274 USD/credit
1274 USD/credit
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The 36-credit M.S. in Biomedical Sciences at Long Island University (LIU) offers advanced courses in a curriculum particularly well suited to those who wish to work in a research laboratory, individuals seeking acceptance into post-graduate professional schools and students seeking a career in basic science research who are planning to continue in doctoral programs.



M.S. in Biomedical Sciences at Long Island University (LIU) pursue courses that examine normal and diseased states of the human body. Students choose one of the specializations - Molecular Immunology and Cancer Biology or Microbiology/Infectious Diseases. A student specializing in any one of the above has to take 4 core courses and 2 electives. Students have the option to complete 36-credits with a thesis or non-thesis option to enhance their program of study.

Students with the M.S. in Biomedical Sciences majored in any of the 4 majors mentioned above have been accepted into Ph.D. programs, medical schools, dental schools, PA programs, health administration, pharmaceutical companies and into basic and clinical research laboratories. These students are trained in several areas of Biomedical Sciences, including Cancer Biology, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology and Molecular Techniques.


The department offers programs that are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Pathophysiology
  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Research
  • Clinical Research Thesis
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology/Serology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Hematological Malignancies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to get your visa.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate G.P.A. of at least 3.0.
  • Students who have not completed Biochemistry within the past 3 years, must take Biochemistry as part of their degree program. The minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the undergraduate major is required. A candidate whose credentials satisfy all of the above requirements as well as university admissions requirements may be accepted as a fully matriculated student.
  • Students for whom English is a second language must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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