Why earn a master's degree in biomedical sciences?

Application Deadlines
Jan. 31

The University of North Dakota's graduate program in biomedical sciences emphasizes multiple medical fields, including inflammation and infectious disease, neuroscience, or molecular and cellular biology. UND's biomedical sciences master's degree combines multiple medical research areas to create a comprehensive graduate school experience.

Top Tier Biomedical Research and Education

UND's innovative training offers the skills and experiences needed for a career in biomedical science. You'll learn at the state-of-the-art School of Medicine & Health Sciences building and support research with regional, national and international entities.

With small class sizes and a low student to faculty ratio, you will work directly with national top tier scientists.

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.

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Courses

Leaders in Healthcare

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