Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS)

Propel your career in science or medicine

Locations Offered
100% Online or On‑Campus in Scranton
Time to Completion
12 Months Full-Time (24 Months Part-Time)
Credit Hours Required

Build a better future with a Master of Biomedical Sciences

Ready to make a real difference in healthcare? Join Geisinger School of Graduate Education, where you'll learn to put patients and communities at the heart of everything you do.

Imagine healthcare that's compassionate, collaborative and innovative. That's what you'll experience at Geisinger, where we prepare tomorrow's healthcare leaders. Join the cutting-edge future of healthcare with our inclusive, discovery-driven learning environment. Develop flexible thinking and confidence to tackle any challenge.
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  • Fall 2024: Classes begin August 26
  • Spring 2025: Classes begin January 6

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Earn an accelerated master’s degree online or in-person.

Our full-time program is ideal for students who want to finish their studies within a year. You can complete the program on-campus or online — making our medical master’s program within reach.

Level-up your healthcare career

Our 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.


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Fuel Your Career Potential

Accessible, flexible MBS program

Geisinger makes it easy to fit your medical master’s degree into your busy schedule. Choose from:

You can earn your Master of Biomedical Sciences degree in less than 12 months if you choose to take full-time courses. No test scores are required.

Classes you’ll take

Master of Biomedical Sciences (33 credit hours)
  • Anatomy (3 credits)
  • Biochemistry (3 credits)
  • Cell Biology (3 credits)
  • Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • Genetics (3 credits)
  • Immunology (3 credits)
  • Medical Humanities (2 credits)
  • Neuroscience (3 credits)
  • Physiology (3 credits)
  • Professional Identity Formation (2 credits)
  • Professional School Application Enhancement (4 credits)
  • Seminars in Biomedical Science (1 credit)

Biomedical Course Info

Advance your healthcare career

Position yourself for success in medicine or science with a medical science degree that prepares you for the first year of medical school. Coursework at Geisinger prepares you for whatever comes next, whether it’s the MCAT, DAT, GRE or workforce.

Supported, empowered and future-ready

Unleash your full potential in healthcare — let Geisinger School of Graduate Education be your guide. Chart your ideal career path with expert advisors, build your dream network with supportive career coaches and craft a standout professional identity.


An advanced degree is within reach

Earn your Master of Biomedical Sciences degree online or in-person, and in less than 12 months (with no test scores required). Our rich, interactive online and campus experiences connect you to future health leaders, opening a world of opportunities as soon as you graduate.

Chart Your Course with an MBS

A pioneering biomedical degree

The program itself is challenging, which is good because it can show to medical schools that you can handle the rigor … I truly believe that the MBS program is going to help me with my journey to a career in medicine.

- Helena Eby, MBS ’24

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