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MBS-Scranton and online program curriculum

Please note: We are currently offering our MBS program fully online until further notice.

33 credit hours

Core courses

Biochemistry - 4 credits
Cell Biology - 4 credits
Human Genetics - 4 credits
Physiology - 4 credits
Professional Identity Formation in Healthcare Careers (1 and 2) - 2 credits
Health Research Methods – 1 credit
Healthcare Workforce Leadership – 1 credit

Required courses

Professional School Application Enhancement (Princeton Review) - 3 credits
Basic Immunology - 2 credits
Foundations of Neuroscience - 2 credits
Introduction to Pharmacology - 2 credits
Epidemiology & Biostatistics - 2 credits

Electives*

Readings in Science – 2 credits
Community Health Research – 2 credits
Cancer Biology – 1 credit
Bioethics – 2 credits
Biomedical Debates – 2 credits
Virology – 2 credits
Histology – 2 credits
Management – 1 credit
Practical Clinical Genetics – 2 credits
Independent Study – 1 to 2 credits
Lab Techniques** - 2 credits
Integrated Group Learning** - 1 credit
* Course options may depend on quarter
** Offered on-campus only

Quarterly semesters

Click here to see how our quarterly semester structure is set up.

Quarter 1

Biochemistry - 4 credits
Cell Biology - 4 credits
Professional Identity Formation in Healthcare Careers - 1 credit
Health Research Methods – 1 credit

Quarter 2

Human Genetics - 4 credits
Physiology - 4 credits
Professional Identity Formation in Healthcare Careers - 1 credit
Healthcare Workforce Leadership – 1 credit

Quarter 3

Immunology - 2 credits
Neuroscience - 2 credits
Pharmacology - 2 credits
Epidemiology/Biostatistics - 2 credits
Elective (1 or 2 credits)

Quarter 4

Professional School Application Enhancement (Princeton Review) - 3 credits
Elective (1 or 2 credits)

View MBS-Scranton and MBS-Online course descriptions.

One degree. Many paths to success.

Admissions Office
Call: 570-504-9068
Text: 570-209-9743
mbs@som.geisinger.edu