The Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) program is a one-year, 37-credit hour program designed to enhance the scientific knowledge of graduates who desire to pursue a professional degree in the biomedical sciences or in healthcare including a PhD, a medical degree through either a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) program, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, or Dentistry. The curriculum integrates science, research, bioethics and medical humanities, with an emphasis on population health, culminating into a final capstone project.
Students enrolled in the MBS program at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) who wish to apply to the UIW DO program
- must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA at the conclusion of the fall term to be eligible for a faculty committee letter of recommendation.
- automatically receive the UIWSOM supplemental application. The $50.00 supplemental fee is waived.
- are guaranteed a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). Interview date to be determined.
The MBS admissions committee recommends a minimum MCAT score of 500 to be competitive with the general pool of candidates.