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Master Of Arts In Medical Sciences
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online (Except Molecular Medicine)
Transfer Credits
Up to 16 credits can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Mar 18, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare for a Health-Related Career with Liberty University’s Masters in Medical Sciences Degree

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Medical Sciences is designed to take students deeper into the sciences of neurobiology, histology, neuroscience, human physiology, endocrinology, immunodiagnostics, pathogenetic microbiology, and bio-imaging, to name a few. You will develop a firm foundation in biopsychology, business management, health informatics, molecular medicine, and public health. 

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Medical Sciences?

Liberty University’s Master’s degree in Medical Sciences is taught by experts in health sciences. Liberty’s affordability, flexibility, and academic quality make the medical sciences program a great choice for students who did not major in a health sciences program and want to attend medical college or pursue a career change.

What Will You Learn in the Masters in Medical Sciences Online?

In the medical sciences program, you will be immersed in classes teaching you the molecular causes of human disease, the anatomy of the brain, and methods to solve problems in public health. Full-time students can complete this program in about two years and graduates of the medical sciences program will be ideal applicants for medical schools, dental schools, and physician assistant programs.

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Military Benefits
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Business Management

Health Informatics

Molecular Medicine

Public Health

Master’s in Medical Sciences Program Format and Information

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Master’s in Medical Sciences Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for the MA in Medical Sciences

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Highlights of our Master’s in Medical Sciences Program

  • By earning your master’s degree in Medical Sciences from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

Potential Career Options

Students with a Master’s Degree in Medical Sciences may be able to pursue a career in post-secondary education or as a biologist. Graduates of the medical sciences program oftentimes wish to attend medical school or a similar professional program. The Master’s in Medical Sciences online degree greatly prepares students for an exciting career in non-clinical health sciences fields or enter their professional degree program with advanced knowledge of health sciences.  

*Requires the completion of an MD, DO, DDS, DMD, or PA-C. The Master’s in Biomedical Sciences prepares you for those programs. 

**Teaching Requirements vary based on the college or university.