Lincoln Memorial University

Biomedical Professions (BP)

The Biomedical Professions major is designed to enhance a student’s overall academic qualifications. All classes are preparatory coursework for professional school.

Students will participate in foundational graduate courses that will help them to understand and use the primary literature of Biomedical Sciences. In addition to Master’s program courses, students will also take courses alongside first-year students at the DeBusk College Of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM).


A total of thirty graduate credit hours are the minimum requirement. Typical course schedules are listed below as an example.


Fall Semester
LSCI 603        Colloquial Principles of Life Science 1
LSCI 604        Graduate Life Science Research Design & Analysis 3
LSCI 606        Applied Ethics in Biomedical Professions 3
ANAT 701        Medical Gross Anatomy (MGA) 7
                         Graduate Elective Hours 3
   TOTAL 14 - 17


Spring Semester
BCHM 503       Advanced Cellular Biochemistry 3
LSCI 503         Advanced Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology 3
LSCI 603         Colloquial Principles of Life Science 1
ANAT 715        Neuroanatomy (Elective)      3
                          Graduate Elective Hours 6


Biomedical Professions electives can include the following courses:

ANAT 699     Medical Gross Anatomy Dissection (3)

ANAT 715     Neuroanatomy (3)

LSCI 504      Advanced Techniques for Molecular Biology (2)

LSCI 506      Microscopic Imaging Theory & Technique (3)

LSCI 507      Life Sciences Research Instrumentation (2)

LSCI 508      Techniques in Physiological Research (2)

LSCI 653      Life Science Graduate Special Topics (1-3)

LSCI 683      Life Science Graduate Research Project (1-6)

LSCI 693      Life Science Thesis Research (1 - 9)

Please note that in the event a student has course deficiencies in their undergraduate preparation, it may alter the curriculum of their graduate curriculum. This may require additional time for successful completion of this major. Deficiency courses can include but are not limited to the following:

Probability & Statistics                                   General Microbiology

Medical Ethics                                                 Biochemistry I

Molecular Genetics                                         Immunology


For more information regarding the Biomedical Professions major please contact Dr. Beverly Hamilton, BP Program Director, at


Master of Science Catalog

Master of Science Admissions Requirements



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