Master of Medical Science Degree


UVM’s Master of Medical Science degree is a 30-credit, one-year, on-campus program, which includes a cohesive set of core courses that cover the major biomedical disciplines and provides the foundation of understanding how the human body works. It covers the fundamentals of biochemistry, cell biology, physiology, pharmacology, biostatistics and human anatomy course that prepares graduates well for medical and other health professional school curriculum.

Students complete the core courses and work with their advisor to customize the remaining courses for the 30 credits total.

Potential Curriculum for One-Year Completion:

  • Human Anatomy
  • General Biochemistry I & II
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Physiology & Pharmacology I & II
  • Biostatistics I
  • Capstone Course

Students must complete a comprehensive exam, integrating their knowledge of core course material in a written paper, by their end of their final semester in the program.

At the successful conclusions of this program, students may request from the program, a College of Medicine Dean’s Letter to be submitted with their medical or health professional school application.

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