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Biomedical Sciences
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Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

National University’s bachelor’s degree completion program in biomedical sciences offers you the top quality of a private education at a competitive price. Students experience our graduate level faculty and are provided the opportunity to continue into any of our first professional programs.

What is Biomedical Sciences?

Biomedical sciences include any course of scientific study related to biology as it affects health care. It includes classes such as physiology, general and organic chemistry, anatomy, epidemiology, biochemistry, nutrition and kinesiology. Biomedical sciences are the foundation of knowledge for all health care professionals.

Location: Illinois

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What Can You Do with a BS in Biomedical Sciences?

Biomedical Sciences Major Careers and Jobs 

Students at NUHS who graduate with their BS in biomedical sciences have the opportunity to customize their program so that they can work directly in a number of health-related jobs. Many of our students have aspirations to apply to our NUHS first professional programs to become a chiropractic physician, naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, or oriental herbal medicine doctor. Some biomedical sciences majors choose to pursue other advanced degrees in science, medicine, nursing, dentistry, and education or enter the workforce immediately as research assistants, science writers, or pharmaceutical sales reps. This flexible major serves as an excellent background for many professional degrees, including: 

  • Chiropractic Medicine 
  • Naturopathic Medicine 
  • Dentistry 
  • Allopathic or Osteopathic medicine 
  • Physician assistant 
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy 
    • Veterinary Medicine 
    • Nurse Practitioner 
    • Occupational Therapy 
    • Optometry 
    • Podiatry 
    • University, Hospital, or Industry Research 

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      The NUHS Advantage

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      Design Your Own Curriculum

      Students at National University have the freedom to custom design a Bachelor completion curriculum around their own schedule and according to their future goals. The convenient evening program offering both in-person and online classes, allows students to pursue their degree while balancing other commitments and responsibilities.

      Outstanding Faculty and Facilities

      As a graduate medical school, National University is able to offer graduate level faculty and facilities to students in the Biomedical Sciences program. Learn from professors and instructors considered experts in their discipline and often possessing the highest degree in their field. The science-focused facilities at NUHS will benefit you in a variety of ways; from studying cadavers in our gross anatomy laboratory, working on the Anatomage Table, to interacting with state-of-the-art technology in the biochemistry laboratory.

      Preparation for Advanced Degrees

      When you begin the BS program at National University, you will interact with students and faculty in the first professional degrees of Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbal Medicine. This early interaction better prepares students for working in a health care environment with a variety of medical professionals. You will also be well prepared to pursue other advanced degrees in order to become a medical doctor, physician assistant, optometrist, dentist, or other healthcare professional.

      The Advanced Scholars Program (ASP) is an opportunity for academically advanced students to matriculate into the NUHS Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) or the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) degree programs while completing their baccalaureate degree at NUHS.