Admission Requirements: Biomedical Sciences, M.S.

Application Materials

Applications are reviewed by NYITCOM Office of Admissions. This program begins in the summer semester, and runs for a total of three semesters.

The following are required for application to the program:

  1. Completed M.S. in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) application and fee
  2. Completion of a bachelor's degree and pre-med requirements
  3. Three letters of recommendations (one from NYITCOM Office of Admission for the referral) and any two from the following:
    • undergraduate faculty highlighting academic abilities
    • work or volunteer organization highlighting leadership skills
    • personal reference highlighting interest in medicine
  4. Transcripts from all previously attended colleges (unofficial transcripts are acceptable upon application, but official transcripts required before program completion)
  5. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher recommended and MCAT scores (unofficial upon application; official before program completion)
  6. Essay detailing why you want to pursue a career in osteopathic medicine and/or how can this program help reach your goals and what can you add to the program.

Program Progression

Degree Requirements

In order to receive the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree, students must:

  • Receive a passing grade (70% or more) in every course of the curriculum
  • Successfully complete research requirements
  • Display professional and ethical behavior at all times
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Complete all requirements for the degree within one (1) year of beginning the program. Exceptions to this rule may only be made at the consent of the director of the program.
  • There is no final comprehensive exam at the end of this program, rather each course is completed individually and utilizes multiple assessment methods to determine students' mastery of the material.

Requirements for Acceptance into the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Students that successfully complete all the requirements of the Biomedical Sciences, M.S. program may apply to the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University.