Students with a master’s degree are stronger candidates for entrance into medical school. And changing careers or receiving a promotion is a competitive process. But with a Lipscomb M.S. in Biomolecular Science, these facts won't be a hurdle for you. We want to be the best premedical post-bac program in the South; and we're doing that. You’ll graduate from our faith-based program being well-positioned for a successful career in medicine, basic research or forensic science.
You'll find we can help you significantly strengthen your application into the allied health professions even if your GPA is currently lower than you like. Let us give you the research, experience and opportunities you need to stand out. Our program emphasizes cancer biology, immunology and infectious disease and genetics. With an average class size of 14, you'll get the attention you crave and deserve. And that attention will come from a proven faculty who are not only extensively published and performing cutting-edge research, but are mentors deeply committed to your academic, professional and spiritual preparation.
Whether you want to enter clinical science or the allied health sciences, we'll work with you to ensure you are a stronger applicant and a valuable asset in the market. By the way, 77 percent of our pre-med grads who applied to medical school have a checkmark by that accomplishment, and our Ph.D. acceptance rate is over 90 percent. Take advantage of this opportunity to take part in biomedical research and enhance your professional edge!
- A Bachelor's degree in one of the biological sciences or closely related fields
- A strong undergraduate background in Biology, Molecular biology, or Biochemistry having several of the following courses: Cell or Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, Statistics (must-have)
- Official transcripts
- Standardized test scores: we accept GRE (>301), MCAT (>500), DAT (>18), Biology MFT (>155).
- 3.0 undergraduate GPA
- Personal Statement
- The ideal candidate has undergraduate lab experiences, courses in cell or molecular biology, infectious disease and statistics, an average GPA of at least a 3.2 and a test score above the 50th percentile.
Priority deadlines for the fall, spring and summer cohorts are the following:
- Fall — July 1
- Spring — November 1
- Summer — April 1
- Exam waivers for applications for the summer and fall cohorts might have the potential to be waived. Check with the program recruiter to learn more.
- Late applications will still be considered regardless of the deadline date!