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Biology – Biomedical Science Specialization (B.A. or B.S.)

Biomedical Science has the power to change the world.

The world of biomedical science is growing, and you can be a part of it.

The B.S. program provides a strong sciences foundation that allows students to explore multiple career pathways and is designed for students who plan to pursue graduate programs in biomedial science, as well as those who are seeking entry into professional schools for medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.

Curiosity and discovery with the ability to transform the future = Biomedical Science

Specialization Highlights:

  • Students receive a strong foundation in biology, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and physics
  • Advanced coursework including biochemistry, molecular or cell biology, and genetics
  • Guidance from knowledgeable instructors to help you choose the right electives for your chosen career path

Career Opportunities

Where can a biology with a specialization in biomedical science degree from St. Andrews take you?

Allied Health Fields

Biotechnology Industries

Environmental Analysis

Medical School

Pharmacy School

Physical Therapy School

Veterinary School

Wildlife Management

NC Science Olympiad

The national Science Olympiad began at St. Andrews in 1974. Over 200 middle school students come to campus for rigorous academic hands-on competitions in biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, engineering and technology. Assisting with this fun competition gives St. Andrews students the opportunity to gain experience and build their resumé. Held every March.

science olympiad students
portrait of Dr. John Knesel
If you have any questions about our biology program, email Dr. John Knesel.
Fall Classes Start Tuesday, Aug. 27th!