Begin your career in the medical sciences with expert guidance and real-life learning experiences.

The Biomedical Sciences major provides you with key science courses to prepare you for a career in health care with the flexibility to design a curriculum that fits your particular interests. Concentrations include: pre-veterinary, pre-medical, pre-podiatry, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-chiropractic, pre-physician assistant, pre-physical therapy, and pre-occupational therapy. All concentrations are designed to meet requirements for professional schools in the tri-state area.

Why Biomedical Sciences at the Mount?

  Featured Courses:

Students will work closely with an academic advisor and a faculty pre-health advisor to design a schedule of courses that fit their interests and needs. Some of the elective courses included in the curricula are:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Medical Terminology.
  Career Future:

Your Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science degree enables you to prepare for professional graduate careers, including: 

  • Physical therapist
  • Physician assistant
  • Graduate-level nursing professional
  • Doctor of medicine
  • Doctor of osteopathic medicine
  • Pharmacist
  • Veterinarian
  • Occupational therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Chiropractor
  • Podiatrist
  • Forensic science technician
  • Public health professional
  • Food and drug quality control
  • Biomedical research specialist
  • Medical illustrator
  • Science journalist
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Hands-On Experience:

Biomedical sciences majors may engage in individualized research on campus with a faculty mentor, have opportunities for shadowing and observation, engage in co-op positions or internship experiences in off-campus research programs. These research opportunities strengthen applications to professional schools and provide valuable experiences that serve to enhance career options in the future.

News and Updates

Stay up to date with the most recent biomedical sciences program news and events; visit the Department of Biomedical & Natural Sciences page.

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Additional Resources

  Undergraduate Tuition
  Biomedical Sciences Major - Curriculum Guide