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Basic Medical Sciences, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #290 (BCR) Pullman, WA, United States
At the Washington State University, the Basic Medical Sciences major offers you all the science you need to enter medical school or other health science schools, while giving you the flexibility to pursue your own particular interests and even study abroad. 
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Overview

This major is a good choice for pre-health students who have diverse interests. Students in the program work closely with their academic advisor to develop a coherent course of study that includes preparation for professional school.

The program degree in Basic Medical Sciences offers two study tracks. Both plans will fulfill science requirements for admission to medical school or another health science professional program.

The basic medical sciences course of study offers two plans, available at Washington State University. Both plans provide all the science required by medical and other health science schools while giving you time and flexibility to pursue other interests.

Strengths of the program

  • Our health professions specialists will help you navigate the application process for medical or another professional school, including building your portfolio, securing internships, and preparing for interviews.
  • Study at a national research university with research and teaching facilities that are equipped with the latest analytical instrumentation.
  • You can join a math, science, and engineering community residence hall at WSU Pullman—share classes with your neighbors, study together, get free tutoring, and use the hall’s computer lab.
  • Collaborate with internationally respected faculty members on their research projects or pursue a project of your own.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introductory Biology
  • General Genetics 
  • General Microbiology
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Calculus for the Life Sciences or Calculus I
  • Principles of Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • English Proficiency
  • WSU International Admissions will review your application for admission using unofficial copies of transcripts from the secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended
  • When you send transcripts to the International Undergraduate Admissions Office at Washington State University, we will complete the credential/transcript evaluation for you. This is an important part of the admission process
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide verification of financial support for at least one year of tuition and expenses. This support may be provided through any combination of personal or sponsored funds

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12544 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5255 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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