The Master of Health Science (M.H.S.) in biomedical sciences program appeals to those students who wish to continue on to doctoral programs and to those who wish to be employed in science-related organizations, small research lab management, and non-profit organizations with a human sciences focus.
Personal: Built on graduate core requirements, but designed to meet individual career goals in research, doctoral study, or health and allied health programs.
Flexible: Available to full- or part-time students. Many classes are offered in late afternoon or early evening to accommodate working professionals.
Convenient: Courses are offered primarily at Allendale main campus as well as at the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences in downtown Grand Rapids.
Individual Advising: Preprofessional advising in preparation for Ph.D., medical school, dental school, and other professional programs is offered through the CLAS Academic Advising Center.
The M.H.S. degree is 33 credit hours including 12 hours of biomedical sciences core classes and a formal thesis. The remainder of the curriculum is designed in cooperation with the student's graduate committee.
Grand Valley is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission; Member - North Central Association, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; telephone: (312) 263-0456