About the Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program

The EVMS Biomedical Sciences Research Master’s Program offers a two-year graduate degree. The program is multidisciplinary and provides general biomedical sciences training. This program is offered to students with two options: Thesis or Non-thesis.                         

Thesis Option: This option requires one year of academic courses and the second year includes advanced coursework and laboratory research. The student is expected to submit and defend a thesis at the completion of his or her research.

Non-thesis Option: This option consists of two years of academic courses and two laboratory rotations. The second year consists of advanced coursework and research in a faculty member's lab. An oral presentation of the project is given when the research is completed.