MS in Biomedical Sciences
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August 24, 2020
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Magnify Your Passion for Science with a Master’s in Biomedical Sciences from Liberty

Look at your bottle or glass of water. Did you know that there are over 8.36 x 1024 molecules of water in just one cup? Now consider all of the molecules, cellular structures, nerves, and biological systems that make up a human. We know you’re passionate about studying science and are filled with awe and curiosity when you think of all the intricacies of biology. A degree in biomedical sciences can help you hone your skills and advance your career potential in the field you love.

At Liberty, we offer a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences for students who want to take their studies to the next level. Whether you dream of teaching science at the post-secondary level, want to prepare for medical school, or aspire to work in the private sector of the biomedical field, our graduate degree can help!

Take advantage of all our on-campus resources that are at your disposal. We offer more than 20 research and teaching labs, filled with state-of-the-art, professional industry equipment. While you are training with the best equipment, you will receive the best in education, as well. Our faculty have advanced degrees in their field with years working in the industry. Let them come alongside you and champion your goals throughout your studies.

Most importantly, we want students like you to become a Champion for Christ. With our biomedical sciences master’s degree, we will equip you with the biomedical ethics and biblical foundation you need to stand out in the field. Learn with the best equipment, faculty, and spiritual mentorship so you can go further. Make a difference in a field that impacts people worldwide. Achieve all you strive for with excellence and integrity.

Why Choose Liberty’s Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree?

Pursue a master’s degree that helps you achieve your goals. At Liberty, our biomedical sciences graduate degree provides you with more ways to succeed. Whether you are looking to teach, work in the private industry, or go on to medical school, our degree in biomedical sciences can help!

Experiential Education that Goes Beyond Lectures and Final Exams

Our campus provides you with over 20 teaching and research laboratories. Get more hands-on experiences with labs on topics from cell biology and forensic science to environmental biology and zoology.

Take a look at all the equipment that will be at your disposal! From spectrometers to DNA sequencers, we want you to use state of the art equipment, the same used by the industry today.

Do you know the particular area of biology and chemistry you want to understand better? Check out all the hands-on research opportunities you will have as a student. Whether you are interested in conservation research and environmental impact, or disease and cancer prevention, we have research simulations and projects that our faculty would be excited to partner with you on.

Train with the Best

In addition to all the hands-on training and personalization that comes with our biomedical sciences degree, you will be learning from the best of the best. Our professors have doctoral degrees in their field and years of real-world experience.

If you are looking for more ways to advance, join our talented student body in one of our student organizations. Expand your knowledge in academic and professional research with the Scientific Research Society (SRS), or prepare yourself for medical school with our Pre-Medical Honor Society.

Achieve Your Goals Faster

We know that every student and their career goal is unique, and we want our degrees to reflect that. Depending on your academic and career goals, you can choose either a one-year or a two-year degree completion track. If you are looking for a faster way to prepare for medical school without putting yourself behind, our one-year track is a great way to do so!

We want to give you every opportunity to grow and succeed. Choose Liberty to gain the hands-on experience, you need to make your goals a reality.

What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Biomedical Sciences Degree?

Take your knowledge of biology and biochemistry to the next level with Liberty’s M.S. in Biomedical Sciences. This 39 credit hour master’s degree is designed to enhance your understanding of all the major areas that biology touches in the medical field. From human genetics to advanced immunology, our biomedical sciences courses will instruct on the detailed cellular structure and systems underneath them all.

As a Liberty biomedical sciences student, you will experience curriculum taught from a biblical worldview. As we believe integrity and ethics are the most important thing you can bring to a position, you will complete a course in biomedical ethics where you will learn how you to make tough medical decisions with confidence and integrity.

Additionally, you will complete both anatomy and physiology classes and labs in the program. These intensive courses can prepare you to better teach these

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

BCHM 551 – Biochemistry

BIOM 503 – Human Genetics

BIOM 600 – Biomedical Ethics

BIOM 610 – Human Neurology and Neuroanatomy

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Highlights of Our M.S. in Biomedical Sciences Degree

  • You can complete this master’s degree in as little as 1 year!
  • Join with peers through Liberty’s Eta Sigma Gamma chapter to receive more career and professional growth opportunities.
  • Explore over 20 teaching and research laboratories, including the Health Promotion Lab, Human Performance Lab, Functional Assessment Lab, Athletic Training Lab, and our Standardized Patient Center.
  • Professional-level research equipment includes a gene sequencer, tissue culture facility, fluorescent microscope, LICOR imager, and more.
  • Our faculty are experienced in academia, industry, and government, holding doctoral degrees from leading institutions nationwide.
  • Immerse yourself in engaging research projects where you could study algae biofuels, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, DNA analysis, crayfish parasites, and more.

Biomedical Sciences Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Biomedical Sciences Graduates

  • College Professor
  • Chemical Technician
  • Environmental Biologist
  • Forensic Biologist
  • Medical Technologist

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree application through their ASIST account
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.75 GPA for admission into the one- or two-year programs

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