Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

MS in Biomedical Sciences

The Miller School of Medicine offers an intensive ten month Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MiBS) designed to fit perfectly in your gap year.

MiBS is a full-time program that packs a core curriculum in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and physiology, along with several optional courses in three customized tracks—Medicine, Research or Drug Discovery. Our courses are taught by the same faculty that teaches our medical and graduate students and will be tailored to meet your needs. In addition, students participate in physician and clinical shadowing or directed research to prepare them for a career in the biomedical sciences.

MiBS is a selective full-time program that prepares recent undergraduates for medical or graduates school or a career in the biomedical industry. Our master’s degree is an ideal way to use your gap year to build credentials and experience to propel yourself to an advanced degree. Students will have access to include hands-on faculty advising and mentoring to help you do your best and submit compelling applications. Students can begin our gap year program after their spring graduation and finish in time to start medical or graduate school the following August.


MiBS will help me stand out among the plethora of applications that doctoral programs receive each year. The courses taken at a medical school level coupled with unique laboratory and clinical experiences are preparing me for the next step in my healthcare career.

Reshav “Ray” Mehtani
Student
MS in Biomedical Sciences