Master of Science, Biomedical Sciences

Why the Biomedical Sciences Masters program?

Ranked #1 in Biomedical Science Programs by, CDU’s Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences program stands out for its comprehensive academic and experiential offerings. Over three semesters, students delve into advanced scientific knowledge, emphasizing global and urban health disparities and social justice in a cohort setting. With the guidance of faculty mentors, students embark on individual research projects, culminating in a thesis presentation at our research colloquium. Beyond classroom instruction, participants benefit from small class sizes, hands-on research opportunities, and presentations at scientific conferences. Experiential learning is also prioritized with activities like the POWER Clinic and international service trips to Mexico or the Dominican Republic. CDU’s Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences program ensures students are future-ready by providing professional advising and solid academic support. 

Research Experiences

Students in the Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences program complete research experiences in a variety of settings, including: 

  • UCLA 
  • Harvard University 
  • Lundquist Institute 
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center 
  • University of Michigan 
  • USC 
CDU prepared me for medical school and provided me with the opportunities to succeed in my medical school applications”
Brittany Christian
Brittany Christian , MSBMS Class of 2018

Career Options

Students who complete the Biomedical Sciences Masters Program program pursue careers such as: 

  • Biotech 
  • Academic research 
  • Clinical labs 
  • Program coordination 
  • Laboratory management 
  • Teaching  

Questions? Contact Us.

Jorge Artaza, M.S., Ph.D.
Department Chairperson
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Keonna R. Hardson-Simpson, MPHc
Program Coordinator II

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The Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences program is accredited by WASC (Western Senior College and University Commission)  

WASC (Western Senior College and University Commission)