A great aspect of earning a bachelor's degree in biomedical
science at National University is that you can join or attend
meetings of our student organizations, even
those that are geared to professional degree students. Why is that
a plus? Because sampling our student organizations will give you
first hand exposure to topics in a variety of health care
For example, as a BS student you can join the
Homeopathy Club and learn more about homeopathic medicine for
both yourself, and how physicians apply it for patient care. Or
learn more about acupuncture and oriental medicine by hearing noted
speakers hosted by our
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Club.
Other great clubs on campus that let you explore future career
specializations are the Sports Rehab Club, Public Health Club,
research oriented Journal Clubs, or our professional clubs such as
the Student American Chiropractic Association, or Naturopathic
Medical Student Association.
Students playing volleyball and basketball on campus
Clubs are a great way to meet other students and get active on
campus. There are also recreational clubs such as the Running
/Walking Club, the Yoga Club, or the Basketball Club. You can meet
and network with graduate students who, just like you, are excited
about science and health care.
At National University, there's more to college than just great
classroom learning! Explore more about NUHS at one of our student for a day
When you visit a campus you get a much better idea of whether a
program is a good fit for you in a way that you just can't get from
a website or a catalog.
For example, several times per year, National University hosts a
"student for a
day" experience for students curious about our biomedical
science program. The event runs from three in the afternoon until
seven in the evening.
What can you expect when you're a "student for a day?" Walking
down the halls and being a part of the community is the first
feeling you'll get. To officially kick things off, admissions
counselors will introduce you to the nuts and bolts of the application process.
Afterwards, a financial aid expert will boil down the financial aid
process, making it much clearer for you.
Then, it's on to class! Classes are small at National
University, so you may be observing a class with only 8 to 10
students. Don't be surprised if you find yourself a contributing
member of that class as they draw you into their conversation!
Depending on what is scheduled that day, you may be learning
medical Spanish or hearing about alternative care in a botanical
Touring the campus, you'll see graduate and undergraduate
students hard at work in the beautiful Learning Resource Center, and
maybe some folks pumping iron in the fitness center. You may see
students grabbing coffee in the campus store to prepare for a late
night of studying, or they may be practicing treatment skills in
our many laboratories. Depending on the season, you might find
sports clubs playing a game of pick-up basketball in the gym, or
spiking a volleyball on the outdoor sand court.
Walking through our on-campus clinic you'll see interns from our
health care programs bustling between treatment rooms, caring for
their patients. In the clinic, you'll peek in on our dispensary
where oriental medicine and naturopathic practitioners store their
"medicines": herbal remedies, tinctures, homeopathic treatments,
nutritional supplements and over 300 oriental herbs. It smells like
a place where healing begins.
After your tour, you'll enjoy dinner with our students and
faculty and have the chance to ask any questions, or hear about
their personal experience at National. What we hope you'll
like best of all is that National University's Student for a Day
program is casual, relaxed, and designed to make you feel at
If you would like to sign up for the next Student for a Day
event, call 1-800-826-6285 or register online.
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