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Biomedical Sciences, B.S.

The biomedical sciences major is designed to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of human life sciences and is a gateway to many exciting and meaningful professional career paths.


10%
National Job Growth by 2024
Real-World Research and Laboratory Experience in State-Of-The-Art Facilities
7%
Job Growth in Michigan by 2024

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

The four general areas of emphasis in the biomedical sciences curriculum are microbiology, anatomy, physiology, and nutrition.

Faculty in the Biomedical Science department are involved in a wide variety of research projects, providing numerous opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain real laboratory experience. Areas of research include bacterial genetics, cancer biology, cardiovascular disease, epidemiology, human anatomy, immunology, neuroscience, obesity, parasitology, physiological biochemistry, stem cell biology, and toxicology to name a few.

Why Study Biomedical Sciences at Grand Valley?


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