College of Biomedical Sciences Admissions Requirements

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Biomedical Sciences Program at Larkin University. We are currently accepting applications for the MBS Class of 2021 and 2022. You may apply through the PostBacCAS application portal or directly through the College of Biomedical Sciences website.

Admission Notes:

  • We only accept completion of coursework with a grade of C- or better. Any courses in which you received a D+, D, or D- must be retaken.
  • Larkin University College of Biomedical Sciences may consider coursework taken at Foreign Institutions that has been evaluated for U.S Institution equivalency by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. and/or Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
  • All required pre-requisite coursework is based on semester credit hours. If your institution uses a quarter system, please note that 1 semester hour equals 1.5 quarter hours. To convert semester hours into quarter hours, divide the quarter-credit hours by 1.5 or multiply the semester credit hours by 0.6667.
  • To meet the challenges of students regarding standardized testing slots, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these requirements are waived until further notice.

Applicants for the M.S. in Biomedical Sciences must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university with a record of satisfactory academic work at the baccalaureate and/or graduate level.
  • Submit an official standardized exam score such as GRE, MCAT, DAT, etc.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit two recommendation letters from basic science professors, medical sciences adviser/instructor/professor, or employers in a medical field
  • Verified US residency/citizenship status if born other than in the US.

Applicants for the M.S. in Biomedical Sciences must meet the prerequisites*

Courses Hours
Biology I and II with labs 8
Chemistry I and II with labs 8
Organic Chemistry I and II with labs 8
Physics I & II with labs 8
Calculus or Statistics 3
Advanced Science coursework such as Biochemistry, Genetics, Physiology, etc. 3
Total Hours 38

Students with questions regarding a course substitution in lieu of a prerequisite course, should contact the admissions advisor directly at