What will I learn?

MS program in Basic Biomedical Sciences provides in-depth training to prepare scientists in interdisciplinary basic research (molecular, cellular, organ and integrative). Departmental faculty members represent diverse Medical-related basic science disciplines that provide a unique opportunity for biomedical research training. Core courses include physiology, cell biology and an introduction to research methodology. The multidisciplinary focus of the program is also emphasized in the candidate’s MS program committee.

Major biomedical disciplines include anatomy (gross or microscopic); physiology/pharmacology (molecular, cellular and integrative); biochemistry/molecular biology; endocrinology; and toxicology. Specific areas of interest are exercise biology including cardiac, vascular and muscle biology; cardiovascular biology including neuroendocrine regulation; membrane transport biology including cystic fibrosis and cardiac disease; and reproductive biology including environmental estrogen toxicities and developmental processes.

Which department am I in?

College of Veterinary Medicine

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,900.00 per year
The tuition fee is based on 9 credit units each fall and spring term

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022, 6 June 2022, 22 August 2022


College of Veterinary Medicine

1520 East Rollins,



65211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education and any course work beyond the undergraduate level.

For international students

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Required prerequisite courses: Biology (10 hrs), Physics (3 hrs), Biochemistry (3 hrs), Chemistry (10 hrs), Calculus (3 hrs)

Non-native English speakers must score 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL or 6.5 on the Academic IELTS, PTE score of 59 and Cambridge C1 Advanced score of 180

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is a well-renowned American institution based on a beautiful 1,262-acre site.

  • Outstanding facilities across beautiful campus
  • Dedicated international center
  • Nationally recognized online courses
  • Diverse and active student body