Biomedical Sciences Major

You’ll explore course work specific to the biomedical field, gain knowledge and experience through internships and have the cognitive course work to promote success on entrance examinations to graduate programs. With a degree in biomedical sciences, you’ll be able to successfully pursue a variety of careers.

Career Potential

  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Doctor of osteopathic medicine
  • Medical imaging technician
  • Optometrist
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Physician
  • Veterinarian

Internships and Research

You’ll engage in internship and job shadowing experiences that contribute to credentials for medical program applications. Opportunities are available with:

  • Chiropractors
  • Hospitals
  • Pathology laboratory
  • Physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Veterinarians

petri dish with growthSpecial Features

  • Faculty dedicated to providing quality education and research opportunities include:
    • Christa Chatfield, microbiology and biofilm development of Legionella
    • Patricia Conklin, molecular genetic of vitamin C pathways in Arabidopsis
    • Theresa Curtis, mammalian wound healing responses
    • Louis Gatto, histology and pulmonary science
    • Christian Nelson, cell biology and virology
    • John Straneva, pathology and parasitology
  • If you participate in a research project, you may find yourself presenting your scientific findings at local and regional professional meetings. 
  • Study and work in our state-of-the-art classroom and research facility.

Get Involved

College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities.

Student Clubs

Honor Societies

Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society

Next Steps

Contact Us

Chair: Steven B. Broyles
Office: Bowers Hall, Room 240
Phone: 607-753-2715
Fax: 607-753-5455

Type of Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 124

Excellence

We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.

  • Outstanding Student Research Award
  • Outstanding Teacher Potential in Biological Sciences
  • Norman B. Reynolds Memorial Award
  • Aldo Leopold Award

See all scholarship opportunities

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