MSBS in Medical Science

  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S Permanent Resident (greencard holder)
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • All premed coursework required for admission to medical school must be completed prior to admission into the MSBS-MS program
    • Official MCAT score (500 or higher is recommended) taken no earlier than December, 3 years prior to the expected year of matriculation into medical school. 
    • Official undergraduate transcripts confirming degree submitted directly to the College of Graduate Studies
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater is recommended
  • One letter of recommendation
    • Committee recommendation letters are accepted with all signatures
    • Recommendation letters must include your full name
    • Recommendation letters submitted to medical school are not accepted. 
  • Personal statement
    • Personal Statements submitted from medical school admission are not accepted. A new career goals personal statement is required for MSBS-MS admission.
    • Personal Statements must include your full name
  • University of Toledo College of Graduate Studies online application
    • Application Fee submitted at the time of online application
Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
INDI 5450 Molecular Cell Biology 7
INDI 5550 Anatomy and Pathophysiology 3
PUBH 6001 Biostatistics for Medical Sciences 3
INDI 6980 Scholarly Project for Medical Sciences 1
Second Term
INDI 5350 Pathophysiology of Organ Systems 10
INDI 5650 Immunology and Medical Microbiology 4
INDI 6980 Scholarly Project for Medical Sciences 1
Third Term
INDI 6020 On Being a Scientist 1
INDI 6920 Student Seminar Series 1
INDI 6980 Scholarly Project for Medical Sciences 6
 Total Hours37

Program total minimum of credits for MSBS degree in Medical Science is 37 credits.

  • PLO 1. MSBS-MS students will assess and integrate concepts from a variety of sources including lecture-based, research-based and practice-generated information.\\n
  • PLO 2. MSBS-MS students will be able to explain human physiology and pathophysiology through an organ systems-based approach.\\n
  • PLO 3. MSBS-MS students will engage in volunteering work – community, clinical setting – to enhance their exposure to and experience in service and diversity.\\n
  • PLO 4. MSBS-MS students will collaborate with M1 students -admitted to the UT MD degree program from the MSBS-MS class- to discuss medical school curriculum, identify volunteering/shadowing opportunities, and develop peer interaction and leadership skills.