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Gain a deep knowledge of medical sciences


The biomedical sciences major is designed to get you ready to pursue graduate study and start a career in a wide variety of health care fields.

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?


The curriculum provides a rigorous foundation in biology and includes not only the core sciences that are prerequisites for post-graduate medical schools (introductory biology, chemistry and physics, organic chemistry) but requires other courses that will deepen your knowledge of the sciences that will be most important to your post-graduate education (for example, human anatomy and physiology, histology, medical microbiology, immunology, biology of cancer, and molecular neuroscience).

What is Unique About Our Program?


We believe the degree structure we have developed will provide you with excellent preparation and that 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.

What Are My Career Opportunities?


Our graduates find work in:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Other postgraduate professional schools
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