University of Northern Colorado

College of Natural & Health Sciences

Biomedical Sciences


Sociology Department

1250 Gunter Hall, Campus Box 132

Greeley, CO 80639

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master’s in Biomedical Science (MBS) degree is designed to provide academic enhancement for talented students who already possess an undergraduate degree in the sciences and who want to improve their future application to a professional or other graduate school. A major goal of the program is to allow students a tangible mechanism to demonstrate high-level academic achievement while taking a full load of rigorous and challenging courses. Success in such an educational scenario (analogous to what the student would encounter in professional school) can support and improve the success of subsequent professional school applications. The one year MBS program provides a foundation in various basic biological subjects that underlie and support medical and other professional school curricula. The MBS program is appropriate for students considering a future in human or veterinary medicine, dentistry, and other biomedically related doctoral programs.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information ( • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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