University of Central Florida

College of Medicine

Biomedical Sciences

Address:

University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States

Phone:

1-407-823-5728

Fax:

1-407-823-2252

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program is for students who wish to further their knowledge in the field and prepare for professional careers in medical fields, higher education, and research. The Biomedical Sciences non-thesis program requires a minimum of 33 credit hours of courses that includes a capstone experience. The program addresses the need of applicants who wish to pursue a teaching career in secondary schools, two-year and four-year colleges or other careers without an active research role. Non-thesis students are not considered for departmental graduate assistantships or tuition assistance.

Accreditation:

The University of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Central Florida.

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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