BIOMED Undergraduate Courses

The MU College of Veterinary Medicine offers 1- to 4-credit-hour undergraduate biomedical science courses online in fall semester, spring semester, and summer session.  The course program designator is BIOMED.  Courses are 100 percent online and do not require synchronous online attendance.  Therefore, students may take the online courses when it best fits into their weekly schedule without scheduling conflicts with other courses or employment responsibilities.  Online BIOMED course are offered only online.

Interdisciplinary Biological and Medical Science Courses

Most BIOMED courses are interdisciplinary and applicable to the education of students in the biological or health-related sciences and particularly to pre-professional students such a pre-med, pre-professional health sciences, pre-pharmacy, pre-veterinary medicine, and other health-related fields.

Advantages of Online BIOMED Courses:

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • No Travel to Campus Needed                                                  
  • Courses taught by veterinary medical faculty
  • All courses are peer evaluated  


  • Upcoming undergraduate courses are listed in the Permission Number Request Form.

Full Listing of:   BIOMED Undergraduate Courses

Department permission is required to register for courses.  To request a permission number:   Department Approval to Register for Online Courses

General Notices:

Courses May Change

Statements about courses concerning requirements, prerequisites, conditions, and other matters are for informational purposes only, and are subject to change without notice.  They are not to be regarded as offers to contract.

Academic Rigor

Online BIOMED course rigor is equivalent to that of traditional room-bound classes.  It is estimated that online and study time for a 3-credit-hour on-line course taken over a semester will require 6 to 9 clock hours per week.  Exams are proctored online.  All BIOMED courses are approved by MU Quality Matters criteria for online courses or in the process of MU Quality Matters evaluation.

Course Suitability

Students should consult with their academic advisor on the suitability of online elective courses relative to their undergraduate degree requirements.