Master of Science in Biological Science
83.0 graduate semester credits total
36.0 graduate semester credits + 47.0 MSP certificate credits (both undergraduate and graduate)
About the Program
The Master of Science in Biological Science (MBS) program is the second year of the Medical Science Preparatory (MSP) program. Students transition into the MBS program after successful completion (3.0 GPA and no courses with grades less than a C) of the MSP program. The curriculum of the MBS program is identical to the Interdepartmental Medical Science certificate program and all the benefits to the student that program offers. The MBS year is offered at both the Philadelphia and Sacramento campus locations.
For more information about the program, visit the College of Medicine Master of Science in Biological Science web page.
|Required MS Courses|
|IMSP 502S||Medicine and Society I||3.0|
|IMSP 503S||Medicine and Society II||2.0|
|IMSP 510S||Medical Biochemistry I||7.5|
|IMSP 511S||Medical Biochemistry II||0.5|
|IMSP 520S||Medical Physiology I||3.5|
|IMSP 521S||Medical Physiology II||3.5|
|IMSP 540S||Cell Biology & Microanatomy I||5.0|
|IMSP 541S||Cell Biology and Microanatomy II||3.0|
|IMSP 560S||Medical Neuroscience||6.0|
|Summer Research Project|
|MSPP 550S||Research Project||2.0|
|Additional Non-required Courses|
|Medical Immunology *|
|Medical Nutrition *|
These courses are optional and not necessary for the completion of the MS degree.