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187 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in biomedical science. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 33% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.9% of biomedical science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Biomedical Science Majors

In 2018-2019, 187 earned their graduate certificate in biomedical science. This makes it the 67th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in biomedical science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,591
Master’s Degree 1,462
Doctor’s Degree 239
Graduate Certificate 187
Associate’s Degree 93
Basic Certificate 66
Undergraduate Certificate 8

Earnings of Biomedical Science Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for biomedical science majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in biomedical science. About 63.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 69
Women 118
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Biomedical Science

The racial-ethnic distribution of biomedical science graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 20
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 93
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 30
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biomedical Science Graduate Certificate Students

There are 15 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in biomedical science. Learn more about the most popular 15 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
147 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for biomedical science students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Florida. Roughly 52,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The biomedical science program at University of Florida awarded 147 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 34% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 61% were women.

#2

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
24 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Thomas Jefferson University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in biomedical science. Each year, around 8,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,420 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 graduate certificates were handed out to biomedical science majors at Thomas Jefferson University. About 71% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for biomedical science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Johns Hopkins University. Roughly 27,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

The biomedical science program at Johns Hopkins University awarded 8 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for biomedical science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Roughly 2,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,737 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in biomedical science from UAMS. Of these students, 67% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Saint Joseph's University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in biomedical science. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $46,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,334 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to biomedical science majors at St. Joe's.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New Jersey Institute of Technology is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in biomedical science. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,448 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,624 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in biomedical science from NJIT. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#7

Illinois State University

Normal, Illinois
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Illinois State University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in biomedical science. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,547 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,956 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to biomedical science majors at Illinois State.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to biomedical science that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 307
Biochemistry & Biophysics 198
Ecology & Systematics Biology 159
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 93
Biotechnology 65

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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