Director/Program Coordinator: Richard A. Franklin (5N96D Brody School of Medicine; 252-744-2705; firstname.lastname@example.org)
The master of science degree in biomedical sciences is an interdisciplinary degree program administered by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies of the Brody School of Medicine. This research oriented program prepares students for employment in the biomedical industry or provides research training and experience for students interested in more advanced study leading to PhD or MD degrees.
Each applicant must meet the admission requirements of the university, and make satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination. The requirement for the Graduate Record Examination is not required for applicants enrolled in medical school or with an MD degree. Each entering student should consult the program director prior to beginning course work. Medical students require the permission of the dean of the Brody School of Medicine to enroll in this MS degree program.
In addition to the course work (see below) each student must complete a research-based thesis, a comprehensive defense of thesis proposal, a seminar based on thesis research, and a thesis defense.
The curriculum for students entering with a bachelor’s degree consists of a minimum of 38 s.h. as follows: