Master of Science in Biomedical and Health Sciences atUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences


11 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The program is designed to provide coursework and experiences that can help students make the transition from undergraduate to medical, dental, optometry, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other health science professional programs
  • The integrated curriculum is organ-based and modeled after the first two years of the curriculum at the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM)
  • Students will interact with and learn from faculty who teach in various professional programs, including UAB's medical school, dental school, and Physician Assistant Studies program
  • The MSBHS program is ideal for the following individuals:
  • those transitioning to other careers requiring coursework in the biomedical and health sciences before applying to professional schools.
  • those interested in taking coursework in the biomedical and health sciences modeled after a medical school curriculum (first two years) in preparation for similar studies
  • Elective courses can be tailored to a student's interest and preparation for a specific professional school. Elective courses are developed with student feedback and represent student ownership of the program
  • The program model can also be beneficial to students who are returning to college after working in healthcare or other industry


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #169

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #147

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 37,62,507
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,73,747
International Student FeeINR 24,357
TotalINR 1,98,104

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 31ˢᵗ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have a BA or BS degree
  • Applicants must have successfully completed prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of C, have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, and have a minimum cumulative science GPA of 3.0
  • Prerequisite courses: 
    • General Chemistry I
    • General Chemistry II
    • General Biology I
    • General Biology II
    • Other biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II may be used to substitute
  • Recommended courses include cell biology, genetics, histology, molecular biology, or microbiology


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 53/90


Marks - 6.5/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
Students must have personal insurance coverage If accepted, Applicants must complete the UAB medical history questionnaire, provide proof of all required immunization (e.g., TB skin test and tetanus shot), and receive satisfactory screening by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service Students are required to create a profile in Certified Background Students will receive further instructions pertaining to Certified Background after admission into the program
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants must submit a personal statement of interest to the program

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

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Rs. 1,63,260
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