Prepare for the fast-growing biotechnology economy

Whether you’re promoting health, conducting research, investigating patterns or building a deeper understanding, our programs will position you for an important career in the health, medicine and biotechnology fields.

You’ll pair a deep knowledge of the biomedical sciences and disease systems with hands-on, student-centered laboratory projects designed to test your technical and problem-solving capabilities. We offer a flexible, engaging curriculum that explores the microbial sciences and how they impact human health. 

We give you the tools to understand and respond to the current issues facing the scientific and healthcare communities, from the effects of MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the spread of E. coli and other food-borne illnesses.

This major also gives you the option to enroll in the premedical studies program, which fulfills many prerequisites for graduate medical, physician assistant, dental and physical therapy programs.

Learn more about our Designation in Pre-Medical Studies and Advising