Why earn a master's degree in biomedical sciences?

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Jan. 31

UND's innovative training offers the skills and experiences needed for a career in biomedical science. The graduate program in biomedical sciences combines multiple medical research areas to create a comprehensive graduate school experience, including:

  • Inflammation and infectious disease
  • Neuroscience
  • Molecular and cellular biology

Through UND's biomedical sciences master's degree program, you will:

  • Possess and apply knowledge in biomedical sciences related to your field of study
  • Understand, develop and apply multiple approaches to test ideas using the scientific method
  • Master communication skills to convey the results of your research
  • Recognize and abide by professional and ethical standards

Biomedical Sciences at UND

Biomedical Science Careers


Median annual pay for medical scientists

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Projected growth for medical scientists through 2026

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While biomedical sciences graduate students often go on to conduct research in academic environments, many students pursue additional graduate or professional education. Biomedical science graduates from UND have gone on to the following careers:

  • Behavioral health technician for Red River Behavioral Health System in Grand Forks, N.D.
  • Marketing and business development representative for Meridian Behavioral Health in East Grand Forks, Minn.
  • Physician in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Senior professional research assistant at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo.
  • Senior scientist at Actavis in Miami, Fla.

Top Job Titles for Biomedical Scientists

  • Research Scientists and Associates (Life, Physical and Social Science)
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientists
  • Medical Science Liaisons
  • Senior Scientists
  • Development Scientists
  • Cell Culture Scientists

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Courses

Leaders in Healthcare

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences Sarah Sletten is a Top Hat Educator nominee at UND.