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Western University of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Pomona, CA

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Overview

Western University of Health Sciences / Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program is located in Pomona, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MCAT, or DAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

143
Applied
44
Accepted
33
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.5; 3 letters of recommendation are recommended; personal statement; resume; BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or related scientific area, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$33,630
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.21%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 41.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.89%
Two or more races 16.98%
Unknown 1.89%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 3
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Accommodation dysfunction and its impact on reading and eyestrain, Mechanism of mRNA polyadenylation, Role of mRNA processing in stem cell differentiation, Endoplasmic reticulum -associated degradation (ERAD) of misfolded proinsulin, the cell biology of neurons.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Dr. Ed Wagner
Director
Email: ewagner@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5239

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