Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS)

Our non-thesis graduate program is designed to provide you advanced knowledge in Biomedical Sciences to strengthen your academic credentials before applying to health professions programs or to build a foundation for earning a PhD and a career in research.

Welcome to the Masters in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) program at the College of Graduate Studies, Roseman University of Health Sciences.

This non-thesis graduate program provides you with advanced knowledge in Biomedical Sciences to strengthen your application to health sciences schools or to build a foundation for earning a PhD and a career in research.

At Roseman University of Health Sciences (RUHS), scholarship and research are key components of our educational mission. The implementation and support of graduate programs at RUHS advances this focus.  Our faculty is committed to both excellence in teaching and groundbreaking research. We encourage and support diversity and inclusion in both our students and faculty.

As a new master’s student, you will face many exciting and rewarding challenges. To support you in this new journey, we are available to address your academic and mental health needs within an environment of trust, integrity and mutual respect. We ensure that you will receive personalized attention, tailored advising, and research opportunities.

We are delighted to have you here and look forward to working with you in achieving your academic and career goals. We invite you to learn more about our program and contact us to discuss your next steps.

Warm regards,

Dr. Kamran Awan, BDS, PhD, FPFA, FADI, FACD
Program Director, MBS Program
Associate Professor, College of Dental Medicine

Duration

9-Months

Location

Modalities

  1. Hyflex Delivery
  2. Non-Thesis

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The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degree will help students with a Life Sciences bachelor’s degree, improve their academic foundation in the biomedical sciences for admission into health professional programs.

Upon completion of the MBS program, students will have proven knowledge, skills, and attitudes to:

– Apply knowledge of biomedical sciences and human disease

– Integrate new knowledge and emerging technologies in professional practice

– Understand scientific literature

– Apply fundamental biomedical concepts to a research problem

– Create scientific questions to solve specific research problems

– Apply laboratory skills to a specific research problem

– Communicate both verbally and in a written format with peers and researchers

– Demonstrate the highest level of ethical standards and scientific practices

– Show an appreciation for the role of the research discipline in health equity

Credit Hours

The 9-month, non-thesis MBS program requires the successful completion of 30 credit hours of coursework. This includes a capstone project that will be a literature review report.

Qualified students receive priority consideration with Roseman University’s dental program

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Admission Materials

An applicant must submit the following materials:

  1. completed application
  2. $75 non-refundable application fee
  3. an official transcript from each college or university attended, listing all courses taken, grades and degrees earned, and dates of graduation
  4. three letters of recommendation from persons acquaintezd with the applicant’s academic program, scholastic ability, or professional performance
  5. a brief autobiographical statement describing the applicant’s educational and professional goals and objectives
  6. a curriculum vitae

Admissions Criteria

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university OR equivalent work required for such a degree
  • A 3.0 or higher-grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of a letter of interest and three letters of recommendation

Qualified students receive priority consideration with Roseman University’s dental program

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Year One

Course Title

Prefix

Number

Credit Hours

Fundamentals of Biomedical Research MBS 600 4
Organizational Behavior and Leadership MBS 610 2
Introduction to Regulatory Affairs MBS 620 3
Concepts in Biomedical Sciences MBS 630 5
Journal Club MBS 700 1
Seminar MBS 710 1
Capstone Project/Literature Review MBS 740 10
Electives 4

Total

30

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