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M.S. Degree in Biomedical Science

This interdisciplinary program provides research and educational opportunities for students to master the principles of the Biomedical Sciences. It features both basic science and clinical faculty with a wide variety of research interests. The program has a high faculty-to-student ratio, offers small class sizes, provides ample personal contact with faculty members, and has a strong core of grant-funded research programs. Faculty are a blend of senior and junior investigators. This is a research oriented program that prepares students for employment in industry and academic settings or provides research training and experience for students interested in more advanced study leading to Ph.D. or M.D. degrees.

Participating Departments

Basic Sciences Departments Clinical Departments
   
Anatomy & Cell Biology Internal Medicine
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Cardiovascular Sciences
Microbiology & Immunology Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Pharmacology & Toxicology Emergency Medicine
Physiology Radiation Oncology
  Surgery
 

Why Join the M.S. in Biomedical Sciences Program at ECU?

  • Dedicated Faculty
  • Nationally Recognized Research Programs
  • Small Classes
  • Collegial Atmosphere
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Opportunities for Translational & Basic Research
  • Some Assistantships Available

Curriculum

  • Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Biomedical Research
  • Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Seminars in Biomedical Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Biomedical Research
  • Thesis
  • Discipline-specific Electives
Specific Areas of Research
  • Arthritis
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular-, Pulmonary-, Neuro-, Behavioral- Pharmacology
  • Cell Motility
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Discovery
  • Growth & Differentiation
  • Immunology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Pulmonary
  • Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Stem Cells
  • Toxicology
  • Transportation
  • Virology
 
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All applicants to the program should submit:

  • Application & Fees
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

For more information contact:

Dr. Richard Franklin
PhD Director, M.S. Program in Biomedical Science
Phone: (252) 744-2705
E-mail:
franklinr@ecu.edu