Biomedical Sciences Major
After graduating, you will be well positioned to apply successfully to schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, and other postgraduate professional schools. After graduating from this program and with subsequent graduate training, you can go on to become a professional health care provider, integrating yourself into the fabric of the health care system of your community.
What Will I Learn?
Our program provides a strong foundation in biology that includes the core sciences required for entrance to medical school. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for advanced graduate study or a successful career in healthcare.
What is Unique About Our Program?
Choose from wide variety of healthcare-related courses based on your interests and career goals such as the Biology of Aging, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Biology of Cancer, and Cardiovascular Physiology.
You will have opportunities to conduct research with faculty in high-interest areas like parasitology, genetics, neurobiology, microbiology and phage therapy — including publication and/or presenting results at conferences.
Our pre-health tracks offers you the choice of 10 different health fields to specialize in. Dedicated pre-health advisement will help you with the best strategies for making the strongest applications to medical school:
What Are My Career Opportunities?
We will provide you with excellent preparation so after graduation you will be well positioned to compete successfully for admission to graduate professional schools in the health sciences and to succeed in your chosen health science career.
Recent graduates have been accepted to graduate medical programs at Columbia University, Virginia Tech, SUNY Upstate Medical, University of Pennsylvania and more. Our graduates find work in:
- Veterinary medicine
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Other postgraduate professional schools
Recent Biomedical Sciences Graduates
Graduates of our biomedical sciences major have recently been accepted to professional programs at the University at Buffalo, CUNY School of Medicine, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Malloy University and Temple University, among others. Here are a few of our recent student successes and we invite you to read about what our alumni have to say about biological sciences at SUNY Plattsburgh.
Class of 2023
- Accepted into the physical therapy program at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions
Class of 2022
- Starting the Pharm.D. program at University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Class of 2021
- Accepted into the accelerated nursing program at Drexel University