Modern Anatomical Sciences Graduate Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Below you will find Frequently Asked Questions about the program. To learn the answers to these questions, click on the plus sign or the question text to expand the dropdown. Questions and answers have been grouped under the following topics: Admissions, Financial Aid, Curriculum and More Information.


Applications to the Modern Anatomical Sciences program are submitted through the GradCAS application system. A $95 fee will be charged at the time of application.

Applications to the Modern Anatomical Sciences program at NEOMED must be completed by Friday June 5th.

Applicants will need:

  • To complete the NEOMED online admission application
  • To submit at least one letter of recommendation
  • To submit official transcripts to the application provider
  • To submit current curriculum vitae/resume
  • To submit personal statement (i.e., why you want to take this program)
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.2 & a BCPM GPA of at least a 3.0.

Decisions are made as complete application packages are submitted. A complete application package includes each of the items listed above. Application review and admission decisions may take up to three business weeks from the date of complete application package submission.

Classes for the Modern Anatomical Sciences program will begin at the end of July.

The program will accept no more than 10 students each year.

Financial aid

The Modern Anatomical Sciences program costs $627 per credit hour, with an additional $11 per credit hour for out of state students. For credit hour information, visit the Modern Anatomical Sciences Curriculum webpage.

An applicant’s FAFSA can be submitted prior to application but it is not required for a completed application.


The two-year Master of Science in Modern Anatomical Sciences provides students with graduate coursework in biomedical sciences, experiential training in biomedical imaging, supervised teaching practicums, and culminates in a thesis. The second year also provides students with an additional 40 hours of clinical experience.

The one-year Master of Modern Anatomical Sciences provides students with graduate coursework in biomedical sciences, experiential training in biomedical imaging, and culminates in a capstone project.

No, you do not. Students are able to transition between the two degree options through the fall semester of their first year.

Yes, some of the curriculum in Modern Anatomical Sciences is taken alongside NEOMED’s medical students. Specifically, you will share your Foundations of Human Development, Human Structure, Physiological Basis of Medicine, and Medical Neuroscience classes with first-year medical students.

  • General Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Ultrasonography
  • Computerized Axial Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Clinical/Research Anatomy Lab Rotation (Second Year Only) 
  • Augmented Virtual Anatomy (Second Year Only)

More information


College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 330.325.6499

Modern Anatomical Sciences

College of Graduate Studies