Skip to content

The application cycle for the 2022 cohort is now closed.

Admission to the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Admissions Requirements

Each track has its own admissions requirements. Please review each tracks requirements carefully.

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • Completed 90 credit hours or three-fourths of the required credits for a degree in a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body. Candidates must earn a baccalaureate degree prior to matriculation.
  • Scores from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if requested.
  • Please have your recommender send his/her letter directly to MU-COM requires three forms/letters of recommendation.
    • a form/letter of recommendation from a physician (DO or MD)*
    • a recommendation form/letter from a pre-medical or pre-health committee or advisor*
    • a recommendation form/letter from a science professor

*If one is not available, a letter from another science professor will be accepted as a substitute. The program director can accept equivalent letters at her/his discretion.

Capstone Track (Medical/Professional School)

Students seeking acceptance into this program must present with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 2.75.

Thesis Track (Research)

Students seeking acceptance into this program must present with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.00.

Admissions Prerequisites

Both tracks requires coursework to be completed prior to matriculation.*

*The Admissions Committee can waive prerequisites at its discretion.


How to Apply

When you’ve decided that Marian University’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (BMS) program is right for you, take the next step and apply for admission. There are two ways to apply to the BMS program; select the one that best fits your individual needs and situation.

  • Applicants who have applied to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program at MU-COM, but wish to matriculate to the BMS program should contact Admissions at or (317) 955-6400.
  • All other applicants should submit an application through the Marian University website.
  • Applications are also accepted through PostbacCAS.

All applications and supporting documents should be submitted by June 15 for priority consideration. Applications may be accepted on a space-available basis after that date.


For tuition costs visit the Business Office "Tuition Rates" page. Students who are accepted into the research master's track receive an assistantship equal to $550 per research credit, up to a maximum of $12,000.

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

Search for it.

© 2021 Marian University
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Marian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age or disabilities in the selection of administrative personnel, faculty and staff, and students.
*Placement rates are gathered from data collected from graduates within six months of graduation.

Students may make a complaint to the Indiana Commission of Higher Education.

Marian University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana.

Submit a Marketing Request

Website built with