Biomedical Sciences

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Biomedical Sciences

Program Overview

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences is a practical, career-focused, pre-professional program designed to help you prepare for admission to graduate programs in health care and biomedical science as well as professional schools for Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Occupational and Physical Therapy, and Veterinary Medicine. The curriculum meets prerequisite course requirements for these programs and also prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the growing health science field.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences with a Pre-Physician Assistant concentration is available for students pursuing acceptance into Physician Assistant graduate level programs. This concentration prepares students for admission to Physician Assistant graduate programs by providing graduates with the fundamentals required for transitioning into advanced degrees. In addition, all students will receive guidance from advisors on graduate program clinical requirements, simulated interviews, personal statement and resume reviews. The Pre-Physician Assistant program provides students with the skills necessary to succeed in many biology based careers and graduate programs. 

The Pre-Physician Assistant concentration is offered at the Tampa campus.

Program Objectives

Students in the Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences program will receive a solid foundation in chemistry and physics before advancing to courses in biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, anatomy, physiology, bioinformatics and more. A bachelor’s degree in the biomedical sciences field positions you well for a range of careers. The health care job market is expected to grow in the next decade, and a degree in the biomedical sciences can be a good investment for future earning potential.

Students in the Pre-Physician Assistant concentration prepare for successful entry into Physician Assistant and/or related graduate programs.  The program will create a strong foundation of critical enquiry, scientific analysis and biological knowledge required for success in graduate programs as well as cultivate student’s laboratory techniques routinely applied in medical science.

Career Opportunities 

Students who successfully complete the program can pursue graduate studies or entry-level positions in settings including: 

  • City, state and federal health/research laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical industry, including pharmaceutical sales
  • Biotechnology industry
  • Clinical and environmental chemistry
  • Medical diagnostics industry
  • Biological and/or biomedical sciences

For more information about this program, or to enroll, please contact us today at 1-866-288-1781 or request more information.

GRADUATE TESTIMONIAL

“Without the close relationships built by the hardworking and caring [Keiser University] biomedical team, I would have otherwise crumbled in the face of adversity. Your constant support truly made my time with Keiser University not only a pleasure academically, but also a time to gain much field experience. Through my connection with Keiser…, I was able to obtain employment in a molecular laboratory where I enhanced my knowledge of pathological studies and diagnoses. I sharpened my laboratory technique and made lasting connections in the field. I want to thank you for always pushing me to reach new heights and never letting me stand on the sideline. I look forward to an incredibly successful career in the field of healthcare due to the hard work and dedication of the Keiser biomedical staff.”

-Jordan M.
Keiser University BS in Biomedical Sciences Graduate