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Bachelor of Science
Biomedical Science (B.S.)
Biomedical science merges biology and medicine with the intent to improve health in the healthcare industry.
A female BYU-Idaho Biomedical Science student observes a chemical reaction during an experiment.
Make Life-saving Contributions
Biomedical science majors are prepared to make valuable contributions to biological and medical fields. As a Biomedical Science major, you will gain a strong background in chemistry, physics, and social sciences with an focus on contributing to health professions.

The Biomedical Science program is designed to prepare students for entrance into medical, dental, optometry, and physician assistant graduate programs.

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Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Biomedical Science have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Analytical Chemist
Analytical chemists conduct research in a wide range of industries performing laboratory research, instrument design, and process and product development.
Also known as molecular biologists, biochemists study molecular behaviors by conducting research, manage laboratory teams, and present research findings.
Forensic Scientist
Forensic scientists examine and collect evidence at crime scenes and perform laboratory analyses to generate scientific details for law enforcement.
A geneticist specializes in diagnosing and treating genetic disorders or conditions by researching gene inheritance at a molecular, organism, and population level.
Pharmacists are trained to handle, prepare, and dispense medications to patients. They also offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptive drugs.
Physicians with a biomedical science background excel at promoting health by counseling and treating patients on diet, hygiene, and preventative healthcare.

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Biomedical Science, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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