Des Moines University

Des Moines University

Master of Biomedical Sciences


3200 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50312

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Biomedical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Biomedical Sciences program is a 40 credit hour program designed to equip students for professional careers as biomedical scientists prepared to enter medical research, academic medicine, or industrial and government laboratories that address problems of human health. This is a two year program, with 25 credit hours of classroom work and 15 credit hours of bench research, plus defense of a thesis. Students will select a laboratory in their first year while completing the majority of their classwork. The second year will focus primarily on research.


Des Moines University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to meet all SEVIS requirements for study in the U.S. Students are strongly encouraged to spend at least one year studying in the U.S. before enrolling at Des Moines University.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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