Master in Foundations of Medicine

Build your foundation in biomedical science

The Master in Foundations of Medicine program is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts in the biomedical sciences as well as provide clinical and research experiences.

Students who pursue this course of study will integrate aspects of the first-year medicine curriculum with enhanced coursework and clinical experiences in biomedical imaging. Students will also participate in a research- or health-care based project, learning practical skills via first-hand experience. Graduates are prepared for further professional study in the field of healthcare, research positions, or doctoral programs.

Application Deadline

Early Deadline: May 1
Final Deadline: June 1

Prerequisite Courses

No prerequisite courses

Entry Term

Fall Semester



Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

30 credits

Application Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 and a BCPM GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Candidates interested in professional school enrollment following potential MFM degree completion must submit appropriate test scores related to professional school admission process (e.g. MCAT)
  • Up-to-date licensure, in the case of practicing professionals
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV) containing contact information, education, employment, scholarly activities, and licensure (if applicable).
  • Personal statement explaining why you wish to pursue the Master in Foundations of Medicine program and how this program of study would further your professional goals (1,500 words maximum)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions where you have been enrolled (includes both undergraduate and graduate courses).
  • A minimum of one (1) recommendation/evaluation (must be submitted through the application system).

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Program curriculum
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