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One degree.
Many paths to success.

Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) program

Are you ready to take the next step in your biomedical career? 
Do you want to become a doctor, dentist, scientist or researcher - but are still trying to decide which path you should choose? Are you interested in applying to medical school, and determined to make your candidacy as strong as possible? The Master of Biomedical Sciences program is designed to help you achieve all these goals and more. Read on to learn how our innovative, patient-centered, results-driven program is among the best in the country.


Looking to improve your MCAT score?

Perhaps you've already taken the MCAT, but didn't achieve the results you wanted. Or maybe you haven't taken it yet - but you want to do everything you can to succeed. Either way, our hands-on MBS program will give you everything you need to strengthen your application and candidacy, as well as prepare you for the rigorous nature of professional school.

The Princeton Review prep courses for the MCAT, DAT and GRE are embedded within our curriculum at no extra cost. And, of course, we go far beyond simple test prep by offering a host of personal, academic and referral services to enhance your educational experiences.

About Geisinger Commonwealth

Whatever your career goals may be, Geisinger Commonwealth's Master of Biomedical Sciences program will help you reach them. Our integrated, personalized curriculum encourages students to take a patient-centered approach to problem solving, and to meet change with confidence. We use hands-on learning, small-group settings, and one-on-one interactions to teach our students communication skills that will serve them well in any career setting—medical, scientific or otherwise.

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One degree –
Many paths to success

Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) program

Delivered in a part-time and full-time format, the MBS program enhances your academic credentials and biomedical science competency as an aspiring physician, scientist or entrepreneur.

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Personal professional development

If you are ready to launch your career as a health sciences leader, our Master of Biomedical Sciences program will help you get started. Our Professional Identity Formation for Healthcare Careers course will give you the community-based, hands-on learning experience that will help you shine during professional school interviews. You'll develop patient-centered, foundational knowledge that will serve you well in a biomedical setting; and you'll receive professional, one-on-one career coaching that will put you on a path to success.


Online or on campus–options designed to fit your life.

You have the option of choosing online or between two unique campuses. Whether you will be balancing school with family, employment or attending as a full-time student, our program is designed to help you to reach your professional goals.

Full-time, 10- to 12-month program

Customizable elective courses

Personal advising

Student-centered schedules

Access to Clinical Skills and Simulation Center

Intensive biomedical curriculum

Study full-time in Scranton, PA

Our full-time program is ideal for students who want to finish their studies as quickly as possible. You'll be able to focus on your degree, while taking customizable elective courses which allow you to explore your own unique interests.

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16–17 month program

Evening classes to accommodate busy schedules

Hands-on experiential learning opportunities

Access to internationally-renowned biotech incubator

Exposure to clinical experts and research leaders from major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies

Classes located in the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County

Study in a flexible-format in Doylestown, PA

This flexible-format program is ideal for students looking to balance their studies with work or family commitments. Our Doylestown Campus is home to an internationally-renowned research institution, situated within the heart of a bustling biotechnology hub. You'll have the opportunity to meet experienced industry executives, research scholars and program directors who can mentor you as you launch your career.

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"Faculty really care about your feedback and want you to experience success. I was never concerned about being left behind. If you are studious and diligent, success is destined to happen."

Michael Scharf, MBS '17

Ready to get started?

Geisinger Commonwealth's Master of Biomedical Sciences program gives you the support to thrive as a student, as a professional school candidate, and as a leader in the biomedical and health sciences field. Click below to learn more, start an application or schedule a campus tour.

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100% online

10–12-month program

Flexible options, student-centered schedules

Core courses and electives

Princeton Review test prep

Classes start in August

Earn an accelerated master's degree with a flexible online schedule.