MS Biomedical Sciences Admissions

Thank you for considering the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. If you have aspirations to continue your education in biomedical science or a career in an industry-related field, our Program is dedicated to preparing you for the next steps in your training. Working aside distinguished researchers and educators and with access to the largest health care network in NYC, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai prepares you for continued success in science and research. Join our MS in Biomedical Sciences program and change the world.

How to Apply

Applicants to the Program will need to have:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate science major or other major with extensive science coursework and research. All students must have at least a year of biology and general chemistry
  • At least three (3) months translational, computational, or basic science research experience (Students with only clinical trials research or chart review studies are unlikely to gain admission)

In addition, a completed application must include:

  • College transcripts
  • GRE and MCAT test scores are not required for admission. However, applicants are free to share their scores, or not, if they have already taken the test.
  • TOEFL or IELTS only for international students whose undergraduate program was not offered in English
  • Personal statement and description of research experience
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • $80 application fee (Can be waived upon request)

Application Deadline & Decisions

We begin accepting applications in mid-August for enrollment the following year. Our priority application deadline is February 15th and final application deadline is July 1st for the upcoming semester.

Once admitted, you will be directed to an online enrollment site. You will then be given two weeks from the time of admission to accept our offer.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The MS in Biomedical Sciences program requires a total of 45 credits be completed for graduation. For the 2021-2022 academic year, tuition is $1,150 per credit; however, tuition costs may change annually. Learn more about tuition and fees for our degree program.

Students in the Master’s program may qualify for financial aid through the Federal Direct Loan Program (Unsubsidized and Graduate PLUS loans). To learn more, visit the Office of Student Financial Services.