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Master in Medical Sciences


2020 Quick Admit Program

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Quick Admit Review Process and How to Apply

Master in Medical Sciences Overview

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique social and economic uncertainty for many recent baccalaureates. If you are an Aggie planning to graduate in 2020, and are uncertain about your competitiveness for getting accepted into Medical School, or a PhD program in Medical Sciences, or concerned about the current job market, we are here to help.

Is this for you?

It is if you are able to answer yes to the next affirmations:

  1. I am a TAMU senior graduating in May or August of 2020.
  2. I have career aspirations in medical science, whether it is to enter a PhD program, Medical School or enhance my credentials for future employment.
  3. I have a GPA - > 3.0
  4. I have an MCAT - > 500 (Optional)

Benefits

A Master in Medical Sciences will serve to:

  1. Enhance your coursework and other training to prepare you for success in medical and graduate school and in your occupations.
  2. Earn an advanced degree to increase your earning potential, job placement and advancement in the future.

Target Length of the program: 12 to 24 months depending on number of credits taken per term (9-18 Credits)

Application deadline: June 14, 2020

Program format

The Master in Medical Sciences is available as:

  • A Master's degree program with thesis (32 credit hours)
  • A Master's degree program without thesis (36 credit hours)
  • A certificate program

Master of Science: Thesis Option (32 Credits)

Directed to students interested in applying to PhD programs or gain research experience for the job market. Students will take coursework offered for graduate students at COM and identify a mentor and research group to work with. A thesis which comprises a body of research that results in some new discovery will be required to be produced, presented, and defended.

Techs

Students may gain additional recognition by personalizing their course of study through certificate programs in Anatomical Sciences, statistics, or business for example, based on their future goals.

Students will be exposed to a common core curriculum:

  1. Biomedical Ethics and/or Responsible Conduct of Research
  2. Test preparation materials (MCAT or GRE) at reduced rates
  3. Application coaching/preparation and interview practice and skill development
  4. Exposure to careers in medical science.

Master of Science: Non-Thesis Option (36 Credits)

Curriculum options will include

Gross Anatomy Lab

  • Coursework that fulfills gaps in student preparations (e.g., biochemistry, genetics, organic chemistry, behavioral sciences, physiology, etc) or alternatively advanced courses that overlap with the courses for thesis masters track.
  • Short Internships (exposure to laboratory methods, physician shadowing, and other relevant experiences, to be determined in consultation with an advisor).
  • A capstone experience resulting in a written document.

Students may gain additional recognition by personalizing their course of study through certificate programs in Anatomical Sciences, statistics, or business for example, based on their future goals.

Students will be exposed to a common core curriculum:

  1. Biomedical Ethics and/or Responsible Conduct of Research
  2. Test preparation materials (MCAT or GRE) at reduced rates
  3. Application coaching/preparation and interview practice and skill development
  4. Exposure to careers in medical science.

Quick Admit Review Process

Applicant will be notified of a decision by the Medical Sciences Graduate Office.

Students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher will undergo an expedited review based on their undergraduate transcript in Howdy and 2 references.

Simply fill out the questionnaire below and attach your CV/Resume

*NOTE* Application is not submitted until you digitally sign and hit the "SUBMIT" button on the last page!