Program Details

The Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program provides students with lab experience and a foundation in biomed science.
Location:
Norfolk, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Biomedical Science

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program at EVMS provides students with laboratory experience and a strong foundation of biomedical science knowledge. Key advantages of this program include a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum, personalized program of study, and close interaction with the faculty. Research focus areas include: cancer, cardiovascular biology, diabetes, infectious disease, neuroscience, and reproductive biology. Established in 1998, the EVMS Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program is a two-year graduate degree program. The program is multidisciplinary and provides general biomedical sciences training. This program is offered to students with two options: thesis or non-thesis. The curriculum for each option is customized depending on the student's academic history and interest. The thesis option requires one year of academic courses with the second year requiring some advanced coursework and research in a laboratory setting. From the research, the student will be expected to submit and defend a thesis at the completion of their research endeavor. The non-thesis option consists of two years of academic courses and two (2) laboratory rotations. The second year consists of advanced electives which are chosen based on the student's area of interest.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Doctor of Medicine degree, Masters' degrees, Doctoral degrees, and Certificates.
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
--Candidates must have completed all undergraduate degree requirements and have been issued a bachelor’s degree prior to matriculating as an EVMS student. If the bachelor’s degree was issued by a U.S. college or university, as a general rule it should be from a regionally accredited institution. However, the program may grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis. --Official transcripts from the awarding institution must specify the date upon which the degree was issued. --Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better. --Have successfully completed one year each of biology and mathematics/statistics and two years of chemistry, including organic chemistry. --Have a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score within the last 5 years.

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