MS in Biomedical Sciences

Enhance society through health care and research

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Elevate your biomedical sciences career

Improve your professional profile by building on your undergraduate background in biology, biomedical sciences, health sciences or related degrees. Webster University’s Biomedical Sciences master’s program, offered in person at our main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri, provides opportunities to complete coursework and experiential learning that position you for careers and post-graduate training in health care and clinical and biomedical research.

Why a Master’s in Biomedical Sciences from Webster?

Grow as a biomedical expert

Through this program, you will study advanced clinical training programs and professions—such as medical, dental, veterinary, physician assistant, etc.—as well as research-focused pursuits that further develop your critical thinking skills. This program is ideal for:

Expand your biomedical science knowledge

Coursework and hands-on laboratory experiences increase your comprehension and analysis of key biomedical sciences and human health—skills essential to succeed in a diverse range of careers. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to:

Classes committed to bioscience and tailored to your interests

For this 36-credit-hour program, you will complete a core curriculum of Biomedical Sciences courses (27 credit hours) and at least 9 credit hours of elective courses to tailor your Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree to fit your needs. Your coursework will prepare you to enter clinical professional schools, develop benchtop research skills and techniques, and understand health care administration and advanced study of concepts related to scientific leadership and management.

Your course list

Core Courses
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology III
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology III Lab
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Sciences Exit Survey
  • Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology I

Elective Options
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Biomedical Bench Research
  • Communication for Science Management and Leadership
  • Financial Management in Health Administration
  • Genetics
  • Health Administration Law and Ethics
  • Health Care Policy Analysis and Advocacy
  • Microbiology
  • Organization and Management Health Administration
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Politics and Economics of Health Care
  • Population Health and Epidemiology
  • Regulatory and Qualitative Affairs for Science Management and Leadership
  • Statistics for Health Administration
  • Technical Writing for Sciences

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1 year to prepare for a lifetime of biomedical sciences learning

As you complete this program in just one year, you will take courses alongside Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice students, gaining practical experience in our human gross anatomy lab, including student-led cadaver dissections that reinforce and expand classroom learning.

The in-person format of the program will immerse you in campus life and provides you access to campus resources and a schedule to integrate professional development test prep opportunities. The curriculum spans one year of continuous, full-time enrollment starting every Summer term with an annual application deadline of April 15. Classes are held during the day at our main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri.

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Excel as a leader in biomedical sciences

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of biomedical science professionals is projected to grow by as much as 17% from 2021 to 2031. Graduate with your Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, prepared for positions like:

Biomedical Engineer


Median annual salary (May 2021)



Median annual salary (May 2021)

Medical Scientist


Median annual salary (May 2021)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Achieve your personal and professional goals

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Webster is committed to your success. You'll never be alone as you pursue your Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences.

Nationally recognized for quality

Earn your Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Webster University, an independent, nonprofit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Professors. Professionals. Mentors.

Gain real-world knowledge from faculty experts with professional experience. Your professors serve as mentors eager to support your career goals and connect you to opportunities, including internships and jobs. They also provide short-term research opportunities with trained and published faculty for elective credit.