Western University Of Health Sciences

Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences


309 E. Second St

Pomona, CA 91766

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Western University is located in the metropolitan Los Angeles area. Our Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program provides students with a strong research base and the training and skills needed to apply for Ph.D. programs, or for a research career in academia, the biotech industry or public/private research institutions. The two-year full time program offers 40 units of core courses and electives in biotechnology and biomedical sciences. You will also conduct independent research in Western’s well-equipped labs and and complete a research-based thesis by the end of your second year. A faculty advisor will help you select a research topic and and mentor you throughout your thesis work. The program also offers full tuition waivers and NIH-level stipends to admitted students. Admission requirements include the GRE exam and a bachelor’s degree in a scientific field.


Western University of Health Sciences is accredited by WASC

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL, Student visa

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 40

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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