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Please review the following answers for the most commonly asked questions about KCUMB's College of Biosciences. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office at 800-234-4847 ext. 7160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the class size of the program? We accept approximately 30 students into the program.
What is the difference between the one-year and two-year program? The one-year program is geared to increase the students’ foundation in the basic science while understanding the research process. The two-year program includes writing a thesis based on an original research project. The basic science course load of the two-year program is half the amount of the one-year program but includes some advanced study related to the area of research.
What is the purpose of the one-year program? It is developed to strengthen the applicant admission into professional school. The one-year program student will complete twenty-five hours of graduate level basic science courses including Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Human Physiology, Human Genetics, and Neuroscience.
What if I would like to matriculate into the KCUMB College of Osteopathic Medicine? A student in the one-year track program may be offered an interview with the medical school in the Spring semester of the masters program. Ask an admissions representative for more details.
How do I apply to the KCUMB College of Biosciences?See the Application Process to learn more about how to apply for the biomedical sciences or bioethics program.
What can I do with a master of science in biomedical sciences degree? The two-year program graduates can go on to careers as research scientists working in basic or clinical research laboratories. In addition, the two-year program prepares students to pursue additional education in doctoral programs in the medical and life sciences.
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