Goals of the Curriculum

Upon successful completion of the Program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Comprehend and apply knowledge, analyze case studies and synthesize and apply the best available evidence as the basis for evaluating healthcare practices. (Critical Thinking).
  2. Collaborate and communicate with others using verbal, written and technological skills inherent to health care, healthcare professionals and healthcare scientists.  (Communication).
  3. Engage in professional practices that adhere to the concepts of integrity, ethics, life-long learning and patient advocacy (Professionalism).


Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences

The curriculum represents an intense program of study that provides a broad biomedical education. It is delivered by an international team of expert faculty at a level consistent with the first year of medical/dental school.  Students in their respective track are required to take the following courses:

Core Curriculum                                                               (21 Credits)

MSB501 Biochemistry 1                                                      3   credit hours

MSB502 Biochemistry 2                                                     3   credit hours

MSB511 Immunology/Med Micro 1                                    3   credit hours

MSB512 Medical Microbiology 2                                       3   credit hours

MSB520 Molecular Genetics                                              4   credit hours

MSB530 Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy                      4   credit hours

MSB 589 Professional Development                                 1    credit hour


Medical Track                                                                   (12 Credits)

MSB540 Pathophysiology                                                  4   credit hours

MSB550 Human Anatomy                                                 4   credit hours

MSB560 Human Physiology                                              4   credit hours


Dental Track                                                                     (12 Credits)

MSB570 General Dentistry                                                4   credit hours

MSB550 Human Anatomy                                                 4   credit hours

MSB560 Human Physiology                                             4   credit hours


Pharmacy Track                                                              (12 Credits)

MSPH501 Foundations in Pharm. Sciences                   4  credit hours

MSPH502 Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy                   4 credit hours

MSB590 Thesis                                                               4 credit hours


Research Track                                                              (12 Credits)

MSB590 Thesis                                                             4 credit hours

MSB591 Research I                                                      4 credit hours

MSB592 Research II                                                     4 credit hours




Classes may be offered during the day, late afternoon or evenings.

For the research track, a laboratory research project and capstone project will be evaluated by a graduate committee composed of an outside advisor, a Larkin faculty member or the Dean.

Students must pass the comprehensive exam to receive their degree (see Comprehensive Exam and Graduation Requirements).


Progression Requirements

A student must maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or above to be considered in good standing.

Transfer Credits

The Biomedical Sciences Program does not accept transfer credits.


Check out our full list of courses.