Kansas City, Mo.
Who We Are
Whether your interest is in working toward discoveries in a biomedical
research laboratory or exploring the role of bioethics in research and the practice of medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences' College
of Biosciences can teach you the skills you need to become an immediate
contributor in the growing life sciences industry.
Master of Science
in Biomedical Sciences
KCUMB's master of science in
biomedical sciences program can
provide you the skills necessary for
a successful and rewarding career
as a research scientist in a biomedical laboratory or give you the solid
foundation you need to pursue
doctoral programs in medicine or
the life sciences.
Interested students can choose
from one-year or two-year programs. The one-year program is
classroom intensive, while the twoyear program includes additional emphasis on advanced courses and allows
students the opportunity to conduct an original research project under the
supervision of an experienced researcher.
Master of Arts in Bioethics
KCUMB is proud to offer Kansas City's only graduate-level degree in bioethics, which explores moral values as they relate to research and the practice of
medicine. A full-time, one-year program is available, as well as a part-time
program designed for working professionals.
Geared to accommodate students
with diverse backgrounds and
interests, our master of arts in
bioethics program is ideal for those
who regularly encounter ethical
challenges in their work, including practicing physicians, nurses,
lawyers, chaplains and other health
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