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Biology – Biomedical Science

About the Degree:

This degree emphasis will provide a solid foundation in biological sciences, anatomy, chemistry (including general, organic and biochemistry), genetics, molecular biology, physiology, physics and humanities, making it a great option for students looking to work in the biomedical area or those applying for professional schools such as medical schools or pharmacy schools.  This degree allows students to work toward their bachelor of science degree in biology while meeting the requirements to continue on to a post-graduate biomedical program.

What Can I Do With This Major?

Your Future Career with Our Biomedical Science Degree

Students who have graduated with a biomedical biology emphasis from Missouri Southern lead to careers in the following areas:

  • Industry laboratories
  • Governmental positions such as with the Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health
  • Post-graduate schools with biological sciences and biomedical sciences programs
  • Attending professional programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, veterinary, optometry, and chiropractor schools
  • Regional and state health departments
  • Health-related occupations such as perfusion therapists, orthotic and prosthetics professionals, genetic counselor, biomedical engineer, etc.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Students interested in biomedical sciences biology will gain a strong foundation in biological sciences, chemistry, and physics to prepare students for additional study within a specific field or to work in specific industries and laboratories.
  • We offer a variety of courses including: genetics, molecular biology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, advanced cell biology, advanced human dissection, microbiology, pathogenic bacteriology, immunology, epidemiology, and histology as well as chemistry and physics courses.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in internships related to a specific area of interest and research opportunities.

This Degree is Great for You if:

  • You are interested in health-related careers, like the challenge of solving problems, and enjoy working with people. You will be well-prepared for post-graduate programs and professional schools such as medical, veterinary, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, etc.

Learn More about our Early Acceptance Medical School Program

Options/Course of Studies:

Current Catalog

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science - Biology

Other options (Current Catalog)

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science - Pre-Med "Yours to Lose" Major
Bachelor of Science in Education - Biology Education Major


Biology Minor

Past Catalogs