Biomedical Sciences Department

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Immerse yourself in science and health

Join a proven path to success.

We develop tomorrow’s doctors, scientists, dietitians and much more.

Our state-of-the-art facilities and expert faculty will prepare you for a rewarding career.

Undergraduate programs

Whatever you want to do, it starts with a major.

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Cell and molecular biology

Want to earn an advanced medical degree? Start here. Explore the building blocks of life and their roles in health and disease.

Clinical lab students testing samples in hospital.

Clinical lab sciences

Make the lab your workplace. Test blood samples, detect diseases and more.

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Nutrition and dietetics

Begin your journey to becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Serve up healthy eating habits.

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Certificates and minors

Enhance your major

Pair your current major with a certificate or minor.

Graduate programs

Move up in your career field with a master’s degree.

Already have one? Refresh your skills with a certificate.

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Cell and molecular biology

Understand the keys to life at a higher level. Do research that helps you pursue a career or advanced study.

Dietetics student directing a food and cooking class.

Nutrition and dietetics

Go farther as a nutrition professional.

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Biomolecular sciences

Increase your knowledge of cell structure, genetics and more.

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Dietetic internship

Already have a bachelor's degree? Earn a certificate that qualifies you to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Why choose Missouri State for biomedical sciences?

It’s simple: Low costs, superb training for your future and a welcoming environment.

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Tuition costs (average per year)


MSU’s costs are lower than most schools in the state and well below the national average. We invite you to compare.
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Acceptance rates


Our students have a great track record for admission into graduate school and professional programs (medicine, dentistry, dietetics and more).
Job growth

1.9 million

Projected new jobs added within the health care industry by 2028.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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