Biomedical Sciences (MS)
Published Survey
Submission Number: 246
Submission ID: 246
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Created: Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:52
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Contact Information

Biomedical Sciences (MS)
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19131
United States
Pennsylvania
  • Name: Jodi Scott
    Title: Associate Director of Admissions Communications
    Office: Office of Admissions
    Phone (Work): 6782257531
    Email: jodisc@pcom.edu
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Program Application Deadline

August 01, 2023
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No
$50
The biomedical sciences master's program operates on a rolling admissions basis. The application closes on August 1 but an early application is highly recommended.
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Program Description

The MS in Biomedical Sciences program represents a broad content base in the basic biomedical sciences with a strong emphasis on human medicine and clinical applications of the material. Foundation courses provide a unique interdisciplinary background in biomedical sciences that may be applied in business, management or teaching careers, or as preparation for professional school. A certificate of graduate study is awarded for successful completion of all foundation (first year) courses and laboratory objectives. The degree tracks build upon the foundation courses and can be completed in one of several concentrations. Students at our Moultrie, Georgia location have the opportunity, upon meeting academic success criteria and completing foundational coursework, to complete an accelerated master's program.
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Institution Information

Private
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Fall
  • PCOM Georgia
  • PCOM South Georgia
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Degree Requirements

53
Not Required
Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
The foundation year of the Biomedical Sciences program focuses on developing biomedical sciences and professional skills base while providing the opportunity to demonstrate professional and academic potential by improving and confirming academic credentials.

Students enter as MS in Biomedical Sciences degree candidates and, upon completion of the first year of study, may progress to one of the several second-year degree concentrations or elect to receive a Certificate of Graduate Studies.
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Degree Information

On Campus
  • Biomedical Research (thesis)
  • Forensic Biology
  • General Studies Capstone
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Public and Population Health Leadership
Biomedical Sciences
Upon completion of the foundation year of the Biomedical Sciences program, the student will be able to:

demonstrate an advanced understanding of important fundamental concepts of the biomedical sciences (i.e., structure and function of cells and organ systems, etc.).
communicate scientific information in written and oral forms.
apply information skills to access, synthesize and interpret medical literature.
utilize technology to acquire information and solve problems in health sciences.
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Program Statistics

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158
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
158
3.4
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Last academic year-graduates job placement:
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
2
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GRE and Other Tests

No
Submit official reports of standardized test scores: GRE, PCAT, DAT, OAT, or MCAT. This requirement will be automatically waived for applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher on their bachelor's degree granting transcript.

GRE institutional codes
The PCOM GRE institutional code is 2662.
The PCOM Georgia GRE institutional code is 4281.
The PCOM South Georgia GRE institutional code is 4281.
TOEFL
GRE - 5 years from matriculation date
PCAT - 5 years from matriculation date
DAT - 2 years from matriculation date
OAT - 2 years from matriculation date
MCAT - 4 years from matriculation date
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Letters of Recommendation

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1
One letter of recommendation from individuals who know the applicant in a professional capacity and can comment on one's character, work ethic, academic history, scientific acumen, empathy, compassion, resilience, emotional intelligence and commitment.

Admissions prefers letters from the following sources:

A pre-health or academic advisor/committee (undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate programs)
Undergraduate, graduate or post-baccalaureate faculty
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Other Admission Requirements

3.0
All applicants must complete a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university either online or on a college campus.
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Financial Support

0
Other
At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, we are committed to making our education affordable for students. In recent years we have been able to lower our rate of tuition increase, even amid rapidly rising tuition rates at many of the nation’s other professional schools, thereby reducing the burdens on our students.

For more information, please visit: https://www.pcom.edu/about/departments/financial-aid/
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings

We are not a participating PharmGrad program
We are not a participating PharmGrad program
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