The Advantage of a 
Biomedical Sciences

1-Year Master of Science

The coursework of this program is designed to meet the demands of a wide range of career pathways and make you a more competitive candidate - whether preparing for a career, 

professional school, or a PhD program

Graduates of the program work in industry, academia, or research, attend professional school (medical, veterinary, dental, etc.), or continue their graduate studies.  Career opportunities for those with a Master of Science 

in Biomedical Sciences are abundant and diverse.

          ► Build a more competitive resumè for entrance into professional school

             Increase career possibilities with a graduate degree

             Complement your skill set with essential laboratory techniques

             Obtain necessary credentials to teach in higher education

             Minimize the cost for obtaining a graduate degree by completing in one year



  The Iowa State University Difference

  Working with outstanding faculty:

"The growth of our college and the Biomedical Sciences department during the past decade have been remarkable.  The research programs being 

conducted in the department cover a wide range of topics including fundamental neuroscience, neurotoxicology, immunology, vaccine development, infectious diseases of several types, cell biology, nutrition, development, mechanisms of learning and memory, auditory processing, and aquatic biology."

   - Anumantha KanthasamyMS, MPhil, PhD, Chair and Distinguished Professor, 
       W.E. Lloyd Endowed Chair in Neurotoxicology


  Learning in an outstanding environment:

Since 2006, the State of Iowa, Iowa State University and numerous supporters have invested more than $105 million in expanding the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, and renovating classrooms and laboratories, making the college an 

outstanding environment in which to teach, learn, practice veterinary medicine, and conduct cutting-edge research.

Take a video tour of the College, the Department and the One-year Program.