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Medical Sciences, BS

Health Sciences

All health and health-related professional programs require a university degree and the Medical Sciences degree is specifically designed to prepare students to be highly successful in these follow-on programs. However, it is also very good preparation for the student interested in a biomedical research career.

In the Medical Sciences program, you will take a comprehensive range of coursework in fundamental concepts of biology, critical thinking, leadership and professional conduct, psychology, global and cultural competence and biomedical specialty areas. There is scope for hands-on research experience and internships within the local community that could be valuable assets in future professional programs.

This program is excellent preparation for a health professional program such as medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology or radiology. The Medical Sciences degree would be a terrific launch point for the student wanting to enter biomedical graduate school. It could also be used for allied health professions such as medical law or hospital administration.

This degree could be a good fit if you:

  • intend to eventually enter a health or health-related profession
  • are interested in biomedical research
  • enjoy interacting with and helping other people manage their health
  • have a strong work ethic

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Clinical Data Manager
  • Geneticist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Specialties Teacher, Postsecondary
  • Nursing Instructor and Teacher, Postsecondary
  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist, General
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Orthodontist
  • Prosthodontist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Family and General Practitioner
  • Internist, General
  • Obstetrician or Gynecologist
  • Pediatrician, General
  • Psychiatrist
  • Surgeon
  • Allergist and Immunologist
  • Dermatologist
  • Hospitalist
  • Neurologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Pathologist
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician
  • Preventive Medicine Physician
  • Radiologist
  • Sports Medicine Physician
  • Urologist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Low Vision Therapist, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Acute Care Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Audiologist
  • Acupuncturist
  • Naturopathic Physician
  • Orthoptist
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Cytogenetic Technologist
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Histotechnologist or Histologic Technician
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist and Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedic
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist
  • Hearing Aid Specialist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Aide
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Dental Laboratory Technician

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