Program Overview

The M.S. in Biomedical Sciences (Graduate Medical Sciences track), located on the Lubbock campus, is a 2-year non-thesis Master of Science degree offered through the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. It is designed for students whose goal is a teaching career in the anatomical sciences, or who need additional preparation for medical school. Students take courses in the anatomical and physiological sciences with the first year medical students and in modern instructional methods and design, and will participate in the teaching mission of the medical school as teaching assistants.


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Education Project

As part of the Graduate Medical Sciences program, students design and carry out a medical education project under the director of a Graduate Medical Sciences faculty mentor. The projects are designed according to the needs of the School of Medicine curriculum and the student's interests. Projects are presented during the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences annual Student Research Week and again at the end of the second year. Examples of past projects include: self-directed learning units, interprofessional education workshops, or creating additional educational materials for the curriculum.

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission are flexible and there are no minimum GPA or test score requirements. All applications are reviewed in a holistic manner, with no single factor determining a student's admission. 

Application Information


Semester Application Open Application Deadline Campus
Fall Only September 1 March 1 Lubbock

How to Apply

Applications must be completed at Bioraider. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that their application is complete by the application deadline to be considered for admission. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission. The program only reviews complete applications after the application deadline.

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General Contact

3601 4th Street MS 6206
Lubbock, TX 79430-6206



Student Affairs Advocate

Tracy Cowin, MBA



Program Director

Dan Webster, Ph.D. 


Admissions Director

Terri Lloyd