Bachelor of Science in Medical Science
An undergraduate degree in Medical Science prepares students interested in science-based careers for advanced study in professional healthcare practice. This degree program aligns undergraduate curriculum with entrance requirements specific to Medical, Dental, Veterinary Science and Physician Assistant program admission.
Required science courses, upper level science electives and relevant interdisciplinary courses are designed to focus on the chosen program concentration of Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, or Pre-Physician Assistant. In addition, internship opportunities support students in partial obtainment of “experience hours” required prior to professional program admission.
Students completing the medical science degree program will have the tools to pursue professional healthcare degrees, graduate study, and/or careers related to the laboratory sciences. Beyond employment in specific clinical areas, medical science graduates may find employment as public health officials, patient educators and advocates, worksite wellness coordinators, community organizers, health communications and media specialists, health insurance specialists, and environmental health specialists.
Accelerated Degree Option:
- 3-Year Bachelor's Degree. Students with a record of strong academic achievement and a desire to fast track their education are encouraged to apply to the accelerated degree program. The program allows students to earn their degree in three years of year-round study, enabling them to save on tuition costs and enter the workforce sooner. Click here to learn more.