Admission to the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Admissions requirements

Each track has its own admissions requirements. Please review each track requirements carefully.

Minimum academic requirements

  • Completed 90 hours or three-fourths of the required credits for a degree in a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body. Candidates must earn a baccalaureate degree prior to matriculation.
  • Scores from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if requested.
  • Please have your recommender send his/her letter directly to GRadmissions@marian.edu. MU-COM requires three forms/letters of recommendation.
    • a form/letter of recommendation from a physician (DO or M.D.)
    • a recommendation form/letter from a pre-medical or pre-health committee or advisor*
    • a recommendation form/letter from a science professor

*If an advisor or committee is not available, a letter from another science professor will be accepted as a substitute. The program director can accept equivalent letters at her/his discretion.

Medical school track

Students seeking acceptance into this program must present with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 2.75 and an MCAT of 491 or 21.*

*Equivalent admission tests from other health professions can be accepted at the program director’s discretion, if relevant to the applicant’s career plans.

Research track

Students seeking acceptance into this program must present with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.00 and an MCAT of 491 or 21 or a GRE general test score of at least a 290 for the combined verbal and quantitative reasoning sections and above a three (3) for the Analytical Writing section.*

*Equivalent admission tests from other health professions can be accepted at the program director’s discretion, if relevant to the applicant’s career plans.

Admissions prerequisites

Both tracks requires coursework to be completed prior to matriculation.*

*The Admissions Committee can waive prerequisites at its discretion.

 

How to apply

Applicants who have applied to the DO program at MU-COM, but wish to matriculate to the biomedical sciences program should contact MU-COM by phone at (317) 955-6297.

All other applicants should complete an online application.

All applications and supporting documents should be submitted by June 15 for priority consideration. Applications may be accepted on a space-available basis after that date.

Costs

Tuition for 2018-2019 academic year is $940 per credit hour. Students who are accepted into the research master's receive a $12,000 stipend their second year.

For more information

(317) 955-6297 
COMadmissions@marian.edu

For program specifics

Brandon Colliver
Recruiter for Graduate Health Programs
(317) 955-6305
bcolliver@marian.edu

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