Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

Address:

Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

4170 City Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19131

United States

Phone:

1-800-999-6998

Fax:

1-215-871-6719

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate of Graduate Study, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Certificate of Graduate Study

Format: Campus

Program Description:

If your passion is the life sciences, particularly its practical application in health care or in research, a graduate degree in biomedical sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue various scientific careers and professional degrees.

Students receive rigorous training within a learning environment that emphasizes medical, biotechnological, research and clinical applications. This training is delivered by faculty who are experts in their fields. Additionally, as a medical school and healthcare provider, PCOM offers a collaborative learning framework with exposure to multiple medical-related disciplines.

Career Options:

Our graduates have pursued various career paths including:

  • Advanced professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry and pharmacy.
  • Research and technology careers focused on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical technology and research and development.
  • Allied health careers including nursing, medical technician and physician assistant.
  • Civil service, education and policy roles as administrators, investigators, scientific writers, educators and public health experts.

Program Highlights:

The success of PCOM’s Biomedical Sciences program is defined by the success of its students. The program focuses on the development of a solid knowledge base with an emphasis on developing strong academic and professional skills. Highlights of our program include:

  • A foundation in biomedical sciences which offers a wide career path and many choices for employment.
  • Access to faculty, advisement and networking across a variety of medical-related programs.
  • Course offerings and research resources from both the Philadelphia and Georgia campuses in the degree candidacy (concentration) year.
  • Exposure to a wide range of expertise and experience through the exceptional scientists who comprise PCOM’s faculty.

Curriculum:

Students pursuing a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences complete foundation year coursework and then progress to one of several second-year degree concentrations.

Accreditation:

PCOM is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 215-662-5606.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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