Admission Requirements

  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

    Requirements for admission to the master of science in biomedical sciences (either the one-year or two-year tracks):

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
    • Completion of 13 hours of chemistry (including organic chemistry), 12 hours of biological sciences, 8 hours of physics and 6 hours of English
    • Science G.P.A. of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Graduate entrance examination completion (MCAT or GRE) - To be considered a competitive applicant, you should have a MCAT score of 21 or a GRE score of 300.
      If you are interested in a health professions program outside of medicine, we will accept admissions tests in accordance with those professions.
    • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from science faculty familiar with the applicant's academic abilities.
    • Submit all transcripts from any college or university attended. (If you have already submitted an application to KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine, you do not need to submit at this time. If an offer of acceptance is extended, you will be required to submit all transcripts directly to KCU.) These should be submitted electronically to KCU from each institution if available.

    For more information about the master of science degree in biomedical sciences, please contact the KCU Admissions Office at 800-234-4847 or 816-654-7160.

    Master of Arts in Bioethics

    Requirements for admission to the master of arts in bioethics:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Completion of 13 hours of chemistry (including organic chemistry), 12 hours of biological sciences, 8 hours of physics and 6 hours of English
    • Science G.P.A. of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Graduate entrance examination completion (MCAT or GRE) - To be considered a competitive applicant, you should have a MCAT score of 21 or a GRE score of 300.
      If you are interested in a health professions program outside of medicine, we will accept admissions tests in accordance with those professions.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • Submit all transcripts from any college or university attended. (If you have already submitted an application to KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine, you do not need to submit at this time. If an offer of acceptance is extended, you will be required to submit all transcripts directly to KCU.) These should be submitted electronically to KCU from each institution if available.

    Students must have MCAT scores of 19 or higher, or competitive scores on other graduate tests such as the GRE or DAT. Students with MCAT score will be given first priority.  

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