What Can You Do With A Degree in Medical Sciences?

What can you do with a master’s degree in Medical Sciences? If you are looking to advance your healthcare career, Jacksonville University’s Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) can help you get there. Jacksonville University’s MSMS program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the medical field and healthcare skills that can be applied in various contexts.

One of the primary benefits of obtaining a master's degree in medical science is the diverse range of career opportunities available to graduates. Medical science graduates obtain foundational knowledge that opens doors to post-graduate and doctoral programs, allowing for specializations within industry. Master of Science in Medical Science students can be found in careers such as:

  • Medicine (e.g., internal, osteopathic, cardiothoracic) 
  • Medical Research
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
  • Veterinarians 
  • Pharmacists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Pathologists


This degree will help you stand out in the competitive healthcare landscape and afford you the skills needed to land higher paying jobs and advanced positions. Outside of professional career growth, you’ll be making a meaningful contribution to society through the research and development of new treatments. 

Jacksonville University Master of Science in Medical Sciences students have gone on to schools such as:

  • Ponce Health Sciences University, School of Medicine
  • Howard University, College of Medicine
  • Emory University, College of Medicine, Anesthesia
  • University of St. Augustine, Occupational Therapy
  • Lynn University, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

This degree affords the opportunity for students to have successful careers in a variety of settings, including educational and research institutions, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies, among others. As the demand for healthcare professionals increases, there is a need for qualified professionals with a sound knowledge of medical science.

If you have a passion for healthcare and a desire to make a difference, Jacksonville University's Master of Science in Medical Sciences is an excellent choice for you.

If you have any questions about the program, please schedule an appointment with Trevor White, Assoc. Director of Graduate Recruitment.