Master of Science of Biomedical Sciences Admission Requirements

COB Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Competitive GPA and test scores
    • Examples of competitive test scores:
      • 495 MCAT
        • (Scores are accepted three years prior to entry, i.e., for Fall 2022 entry scores need to be May 2019 or later. All scores need to be the new MCAT scores.)
      • 150 on each section for GRE; 4.0 writing score
      • 17 DAT
      • For other test types, please contact the Office of Admissions for competitive scores.
      • Competitive GPA of a 3.0 overall and in the sciences
        • While KCU likes to see a 3.0 GPA, we will review applicants with lower GPA's who show an upward trend throughout their academic career.
  • Prerequisite coursework: must be completed with no less than a C and official transcriptions available showing completion by July 1 of matriculation year
    • Biological Sciences – 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours)
    • Chemistry – 13 semester hours (19.5 quarter hour)
    • Physics – 8 semester hours (12 quarter hours)
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Supporting documents for an application file
  • Additional matriculation requirements if an offer of admission is extended