Admission Requirements

2022 Application Cycle: Important dates and deadlines:

  • Application Opens - January 1, 2022
  • Application Closes - August 15, 2022

For the 2022-2023 application cycle, the Master of Science in Biomedical Science has moved to a new centralized application system. All applications and supporting documentation should be completed and submitted through PostBacCAS.

Admission requirements

  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited institution
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or better
  • One of the following admission exams should have the minimum score or better (MCAT & GRE are recommended, not required):
    • MCAT: 24, MCAT 2015 498
      GRE: 300
      DAT: 18
      PCAT: 70
      OAT: 300
  • All prerequisite courses must be a grade of “C” or better and must be completed prior to matriculation
  • General Chemistry with lab: 1 year or 8 units
  • General Biology with lab: 1 year or 8 units
  • Organic Chemistry with lab: 1 year or 8 units
  • Calculus/Statistics 1 semester or 3 units

A personal essay describing the student's motivations for applying to the program including how the completion of a degree at CDU offers you an opportunity to serve an underserved community.

Statement must be two-three pages typed (double-spaced, maximum 750 words).

  • Three (3) recommendation letters, academic/professional (recommendation form is required)
  • Resume or curriculum vitae