Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Certificate

Lay the Foundation for Health Care Success

If you have been thinking about medical, dental or PA school, Regis University’s Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences can help you gain important skills and knowledge needed in advanced health care roles. Through a rigorous 9-month program, you will gain foundational knowledge in biomedical sciences, including gross anatomy labs and bioethical courses inspired by the University’s Jesuit Catholic traditions.

The certificate is an excellent way to gain academic confidence and professional experience, which can help to solidify career direction. Career advising is available to and encouraged for all our students. Almost all credits earned in the certificate program can be transferred to the M.S. Biomedical Sciences should you choose to pursue a full master’s degree.

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Program Snapshot

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Program Format
On campus, with one online course

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Time Commitment
9 months

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Key Dates
Program begins in August of each year

By the Numbers

Projected growth of biomedical science jobs through 2031*
Median pay for biomedical scientists, 2021*
2 million
Projected number of new health care jobs through 2031**

*Bureau of Labor Statistics,
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Career Paths

Professional School Continuation

The certificate is ideal for students looking to continue their professional studies in medical, dental or PA school, bolster their professional school applications and prepare for a career in the health professions.

Biomedical Researcher

Biomedical researchers look for methods to treat and prevent diseases in animals and humans. They spend their time conducting hands-on testing and research to improve health.


Epidemiologists are experts on infectious diseases. Epidemiologists develop ways to control the spread of infectious diseases and prevent it from happening again in the future.

Program Details

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Imagine Yourself In ...

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BL 613: Biomedical Human Anatomy Laboratory and Seminar

Develop your knowledge of normal human gross anatomy via anatomical models, human skeletal materials and cadaver examination.

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BL 614: Biomedical Genetics

Study molecular and human genetics, as well as biomedical ethical controversies with roots in genetics and molecular biology.

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BL 630: Biomedical Genetics and Genomics Seminar

Gain important skills using online genetic and genomic resources while exploring relevant bioethical considerations.

To apply to the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Certificate program, you will need:

  • Official degree-bearing transcript(s) from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Valid official exam score (GRE, MCAT, DAT, PCAT, etc.)
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or professionals in your intended field
  • Resume outlining relevant work and volunteer experience
  • 1-2-page personal statement

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Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $960 per credit hour
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Total program credits: 12

Earning your Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences from Regis sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future graduate financing guide or visit our Office of Financial Aid on the web.

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A Culture of Excellence

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The Biomedical Sciences Graduate Certificate is offered by the Biology department within Regis College.