College of Biosciences & Health Professions


Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) Program

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Associate Dean’s welcome

“Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) program at California Health Sciences University College of Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions (CHSU-CBHP). If your goal is to pursue professional school or advanced graduate studies in the health professions or sciences, the MSBS program may be right for you. Our rigorous program is designed to help improve your academic foundation, as well as prepare you for an advanced degree.”

– Sree N. Pattipati, MPharm, PhD

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What is MSBS?

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) program at the CHSU College of Biosciences and Health Professions helps students strengthen their academic credentials and critical thinking skills before pursuing a healthcare profession career.

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What is MSBS?
1-Year Non-Thesis Track
2-Year Thesis Track
Admissions for MSBS Program
Guaranteed Interview with CHSU DO Program


MSBS Program Curriculum & Coursework

Our rigorous MSBS program curriculum will help students become competitive candidates for medical school, other postgraduate health professions programs, and health professions careers.

WHY choose CHSU?

Located in the heart of Central California, CHSU’s mission is to inspire diverse students from our region to commit to health care careers and develop highly trained, intellectually curious leaders who are empowered to teach, serve, research, innovate, and practice collaboratively.

Our new MSBS Program allows students to boost their academic credentials and develop research and critical thinking acumen for pursuing a career in medicine or other healthcare professions.

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Faculty Support

Students can receive help from our Associate Dean and faculty during office hours and any other time based on our open-door policy.

Our students receive individualized support from tutors, peers, and student affairs that helps them excel academically and be well prepared for future careers.

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Student Success Is Our Highest Priority

Student success and progression is our highest priority at the CHSU MSBS Program.

Our Promediation program promotes individual student success and accountability, monitoring progress and helping to elevate their knowledge and ensuring success.

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Guaranteed interview with CHSU Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Program

CHSU students in the MSBS Program who graduate with a GPA of 3.2 or greater, have an MCAT score of 501 or greater, and meet all admissions requirements will be guaranteed an interview if they apply to the CHSU DO Program through AACOMAS. Admission to the DO program cannot be guaranteed. The Guaranteed Interview Agreement and criteria are valid for up to two (2) years following the on-time graduation of MSBS Track-1 of the program.

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We are committed to helping our students and families understand, apply for, and secure financing for their educational journey with CHSU by providing personal assistance as they work through the financial aid process.

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