Career Pathways & Outcomes

Careers in Biomedical Sciences

The graduates of Tufts MBS program tend to fall into two groups:

  • People going on to attend health professional programs to become medical doctors, doctors of dentistry, doctors of osteopathic medicine, and physician assistants
  • People who go on to work in health-related fields

Graduate Employment Statistics

Each summer, Career Services issues an employment survey to alumni of all programs who graduated one year ago. We are pleased to report that a majority of our graduates consistently find employment within the first three months after graduating. Take a closer look at the results of our surveys.

MBS Graduate Outcomes for the Class of 2020

(Based self-reported outcomes; percentages represent the percentage of people reporting, not the entire class. Survey had a 40% response rate).

  • 77% Enrolled in health professional/graduate program
  • 21% Employed
  • 2% In a fellowship or internship

Sample of Health Professional/Graduate Programs Students Went on to Attend

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Texas Tech Paul L Foster School of Medicine
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Tufts School of Medicine
  • Tufts School of Dental Medicine

The median income of students who went on to work upon graduation is $81,000.

Sample Jobs Students Secured Within One Year of Graduation

  • Director of Clinical Partnerships
  • Research Associate
  • Management Consultant
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Process Development Associate

Sample Employers Who Hired MBS Graduates

  • Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Lifescience Dynamics
  • LuminDx, Inc.
  • Moderna