Female scientist looking through a microscope.

Biomedical Sciences, M.S.

Bolster your credentials for admission to medical school or prepare for a career in biomedical science with this one-year, full-time program. You’ll get the knowledge base and experience you’ll need to achieve success in medical school.

How You’ll Learn

The Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences is a one-year, full-time, non-thesis master’s program designed for students who have an undergraduate science degree or have completed the course prerequisites for medical school. This program is designed to begin mid-summer and end in May of the following year. It is expected that students will be studying in person on the Jonesboro, Arkansas campus.

If you are seeking entrance to medical schools and want to bolster your credentials for admission, or if you’re looking to pursue a career in science, this degree program will help you get there. Coursework includes instructional material and assessments typically taken by first-year medical students, as well as clinical inquiry courses where you’ll combine case-based learning with concept mapping and apply it in a clinical setting. The entire program focuses on both cognitive and behavioral skills with an emphasis on critical thinking and analysis and their relation to biomedical and clinical science.

Our innovative program combines evidence-based, in-person instruction and small group learning with advanced technology for content delivery that allows for self-directed learning.

Career Options

  • Physician
  • Scientist
  • Research laboratory technician
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Nurse practitioner

“The BMS program did an excellent job of putting me in the position to learn my strengths and weaknesses as an academic before I got into medical school so that I could actually master the material as a medical student. I was pushed to become a version of myself that I did not even know was possible. The faculty and staff saw my potential even before I did and pushed me to be greater.”

Tija Passley, B.M.S. '21

Current Student, D.O. '25.

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

Top 95%


6 out of 10




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The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program is accredited by the AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

How You’ll Succeed

In addition to medical coursework, you’ll learn evidence-based study strategies and time-management skills while acquire servant leadership or health policy experience. You’ll also secure important recommendations from academic and medical professionals.

You’ll be instructed by the same dedicated and talented faculty that teach at our medical school and serve on admission committees. You’ll also have the opportunity to conduct faculty-mentored research alongside undergraduate, graduate, and medical students in neuroscience, developmental biology, physiology, health policy, medical education, and population health.

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The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program is accredited by the AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

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