Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel School of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) Master of Biomedical Sciences program helps you gain a competitive advantage as you apply to health professions degree programs. Our unique interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to strengthen your academic credentials for applying to programs in

  • medicine,
  • dental medicine,
  • physician associate,
  • pharmacy,
  • optometry,
  • anesthesiologist assistant, and more.

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in research, the Master of Biomedical Sciences program prepares you for the biomedical, biotechnology, population health, or pharmaceutical industries.

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Through the combination of a challenging curriculum, dedicated professors, and a collaborative student body, the M.B.S. program provided a superior scientific education and put me one step closer to achieving my dream of becoming a physician.

Derek W. M.B.S. Alum | NSU MD, Class of 2026



Complete NSU’s Master of Biomedical Sciences program with your choice of an accelerated or research track.

Research Track Program

Research Track Curriculum

Research Track Program

Designed for students who want to not only enhance their academic record, but also gain valuable research experience for admission into health professions programs, doctoral level programs or STEM careers. This track can be completed in four semesters.

Research Track Curriculum

Accelerated Program

Accelerated Curriculum

Accelerated Program

Designed for students who are looking to enhance their academic record for admission into health professions programs. This track can be completed in as little as two full-time semesters but can also be completed part-time.

Accelerated Curriculum


NSU May Cost Less Than You Think

Learn more about tuition, cost of attendance, scholarships, financial aid, and other options to help fund your medical education.

Tuition and Financial Aid


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Receive personalized, goal-oriented mentoring, professional development, and advising to help you achieve your professional goals. 

Academic Support and Career Advising

Guaranteed Interview

Earn a guaranteed interview in several of NSU's competitive health professions programs.

Elective Options

Choose your path with several interdisciplinary elective options that allow you to focus on your strengths, needs and Interests.


Three ways to attend live class sessions

NSU MD M.B.S. provides the flexibility you need to take the next step. In addition to part-time and full-time options, you can attend live class sessions led by NSU MD faculty in three ways. Choose which option or combination of options works best for you.


Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus
Attend in person at NSU’s flagship campus.


Puerto Rico Campus
Attend in person at NSU's Puerto Rico campus.


Live Online with Instructors
Attend scheduled class sessions or office hours anywhere via Zoom.


Why Choose the M.B.S. Program at NSU Florida

Developed by the same faculty who teach our medical students, the NSU Master of Biomedical Sciences (M.B.S.) program offers a unique interdisciplinary curriculum designed to prepare you to become a proficient health professional. As a student in our program, you’ll be able to:

  • Build more competitive applications to medical school and other health professional schools.
  • Prepare for the rigors of medical school, dental school, and other challenging health professions programs.
  • Take graduate level courses taught by our medical school faculty and a test preparation course to enhance your standardized test taking skills.
  • Access to NSU cutting edge research programs that will cultivate your research skills.
  • Learn through team- and problem-based methods, similar to medical school.
  • Gain foundational science knowledge with an emphasis on clinical correlation enhanced by innovative teaching modalities.
  • Explore aspects of business through our partnership with the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
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The M.B.S. program challenged me and proved to me that I was capable of more than I thought. In one year, I developed a strong science foundation and efficient study skills. Thanks to this program, I matriculated into medical school with a set of tools that proved to be essential for my success.

Cristina B. M.B.S. Alum | NSU MD, Class 2025

By enrolling in the NSU Master of Biomedical Sciences degree program, you will receive pre-health advising from NSU MD faculty. Your adviser will guide you in enhancing your medical school or graduate school admissions portfolio or job application materials, giving you an edge above other candidates. Our test preparation, business, and interview skills courses will help you outperform the competition.

Master of Biomedical Sciences students who meet program-specific minimum academic and professional criteria will be guaranteed an admission interview in select highly competitive NSU health professions programs, including, but not limited to:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Master of Medical Science (Physician Associate)
  • Master of Science in Anesthesia (Anesthesiologist Assistant)

* Please speak with our admissions representatives for additional information.

M.B.S. alumni have been admitted to a multitude of different graduate and health professions programs, both at NSU and around the world, including:

  • NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine
  • NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • NSU College of Dental Medicine
  • NSU Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Physician Associate Program
  • NSU Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Master of Science in Anesthesia (Anesthesiology Assistant program)
  • NSU College of Pharmacy
  • NSU College of Psychology
  • Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Drexel University, College of Medicine
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • William Carey University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Dentistry
  • Roseman University, College of Dental Medicine
  • Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine
  • Methodist University, Physician Assistant Program
  • University of Tampa, Physician Assistant Program
  • South University, Physician Assistant Program
  • Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine
  • And many more …