Program Description

The core curriculum offers a broad biomedical background. Course work provides opportunities for qualified students not only to study all aspects of human morphology from both didactic and investigative points of view, but also to develop a special area of research interest. Study and research on other species and in other biomedical disciplines may be included in the student's curriculum. By the end of the anatomy program, the graduate should be able to:

  • Apply the biomedical sciences to the study of human anatomy
  • Demonstrate mastery of molecular, cellular, and integrative aspects of anatomy
  • Interpret current literature in anatomy
  • Make original contributions to biomedical science
  • Demonstrate scientific and professional ethics

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Program Length

Two (2) years, based on full-time enrollment; part time permitted

Possible Careers

Teach at the secondary level or in related professional school areas, or for persons intending to pursue careers as research technicians.

Application Deadlines

Quarter Application Open Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Autumn of 2023 Aug 1, 2022 Jan 1, 2023 May 1, 2023
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.


Expected costs for the academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.