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BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

The BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE program prepares students for a future career as a doctor, veterinarian, dentist, physician’s assistant, or other allied health profession. This pre-professional program emphasizes group work, critical thinking, and communication skills – all of which are valued in health profession programs. Our program includes courses that will prepare you for the MCAT, GRE, and DAT and for success in medical school. A degree BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE can lead you to a career as a health professional. 

Career Opportunities in Biomedical Science:

  • Medical, Dentistry, or Veterinary careers with appropriate graduate training.
  • Public Health careers in local, state, and federal health departments.
  • Academic research in university settings.
  • Research and product development in medical supply and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Laboratory technology.

Recent graduates from the Biomedical Science program:

  • Elizabeth Tripp Cooper (Class of 2012) is a Molecular Oncology Technologist for LabCorps of America in Cary, NC and will complete her Masters in Healthcare Administration in May of 2014.
  • Katanya Hall (Class of 2011) earned a master’s degree in Public Health from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA and now works as a quality assurance professional for a pharmaceutical production company in Virginia.

 

Biomedical Science Faculty Contacts:

Erica Kosal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Environmental Science Program Coordinator
North Carolina State University
ekosal@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5156
 
Heather Louch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Biology Program Coordinator
Pennsylvania State University
hlouch@ncwc.edu

(252) 985-5139 

John Temple, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Biomedical Science Coordinator
North Carolina State University
jgtemple@ncwc.edu
(252) 985-5160