College of BioMedical Sciences
Admission Requirements

Health Professions, Research and Addictive Medicine Pathways

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Biomedical Sciences Program at Larkin University. We pride ourselves in being one of the top programs in the area, blending together coursework in advance sciences, exam preparation, clinical shadowing and research opportunities. Our faculty find new and innovative ways to educate our students in a student-centered learning environment, on-line or on-campus

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

    • 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.
    • should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or better on a 4.0  scale.
    • A resume and a personal statement of educational/professional goals.

 

Not Required, but may submit if available:

    • All applicants for the masters’ degree are required to submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score. Other standardized test scores (MCAT, DAT, PCAT, VAT) may be substituted for the GRE.
    • Two letters of recommendation

Prerequisites

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


 

The MBS degree program participates in the Postbac Centralized Application Service. To Apply, Click Here.

Students with questions regarding a course substitution in lieu of a prerequisite course, should contact the admissions advisor directly at BiomedAdmissions@ULarkin.org

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.
  • The MBS degree program participates in the Postbac Centralized Application Service. To Apply, Click Here.
  • To meet the challenges of students regarding standardized testing slots, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these requirements are waived until further notice.
  • Questions? Please Email: Biomedadmissions@ularkin.org or via Phone: 305-760-7521

Residency Pathway


Thank you for your interest in the Master of Biomedical Sciences Program, Residency Pathway at Larkin University. Larkin University in collaboration with Larkin Community Hospital, has created a unique clinical pathway that provides recent medical school graduates an opportunity to earn a Biomedical Science degree while participating as an “observer” of a medical specialty of their choice. The goal of this pathway is to provide additional education and practical experience to strengthen your application to residency programs.

Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Larkin University.

Each of you has been selected to be part of the “Larkin family” because of your determination, and commitment to improving your preparation for a career in the health profession. We are thrilled to welcome you to the L.I.O.N. Pride community. We want to ensure that you are prepared to get started as soon as you arrive on campus for Orientation. Please read this webpage in its entirety. If you have any questions, please email the Office of Admissions at biomedadmissions@ularkin.org or via Phone: 305-760-7521

All of us at Larkin look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

Security Deposit

A non-refundable Security Deposit of $250 is due to “hold your seat” in the Class. This fee will be applied to your 1st-semester tuition. Please pay through our secure, online payment system.

Financial Services

Apply early to ensure funding is available for the 1st day of class. Students will not be permitted to attend class if tuition and fees are not paid.

FAQs

Each student is required to have active health insurance and updated immunizations during enrollment at Larkin University. We have included the cost of health insurance coverage in our Cost of Attendance, and you are permitted to add this need to your loan funds request. If you will be accessing coverage through the ACA Marketplace at https://www.healthcare.gov/get-coverage/, the open enrollment period begins November 1st for coverage.  If you are losing employer coverage because of starting school, you may qualify to enroll during a Special Enrollment Period.

Business casual is expected as we are preparing to become healthcare professionals.

Business casual is expected as we are preparing to become healthcare professionals.

No, due to the nature of our curriculum you will be automatically registered for classes as you progress in the program.

No, you will not. From the University Library you will have access to numerous online databases and textbooks needed to augment content information from faculty during your courses.  The exam preparation materials are integrated into the curriculum and are provided as part of the cost to attend the program.

No, you will not. During research experiences you will need to wear a lab coat, goggles, and protective safety equipment. During clinical experiences, you will need to wear business casual clothing and protective safety equipment. These items are covered as part of your curriculum costs to attend the program.