Bachelors Degree In Biomedical Sciences Pre Med
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Pursue a Career in the Medical Field with our Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Degree

You want to learn how to use medicine to create positive change in the lives of others. With our pre-med degree program, you’ll take all the prerequisites you need to get into the medical program of your choice and fulfill that dream!

As a pre-med program, our biomedical sciences degree will prepare you to apply to medical school. You could go on to become a physician, pharmacist, dentist, physician’s assistant, or choose from many other professions within the medical field. Whatever you feel your medical calling is, our pre-med degree will give you the credentials you need to succeed.

So don’t wait any longer. Medical professionals who are compassionate about meeting people’s needs are exactly what is vital to the prosperous future of medicine. Get started by applying to our pre-med program today.

Why Choose Liberty’s Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program?

At Liberty, our desire is to equip you with the academic knowledge, skills, and experience you need to apply to graduate school and pursue a career in the medical field. We also want to make sure you enjoy your time on campus as a college student, while we invest in the spiritual and social aspects of your life.

Wondering what’s so great about our academics? This degree is designed to help you meet all the prerequisite requirements needed to get into medical school. Throughout your program, you’ll learn from medical professionals who want to invest in your academic life. Plus, you can be fully prepared to take the MCAT (Medical College Assessment Test) after going through our program. We also have shadowing and internship opportunities with local doctors, as well as Christian service options to diversify your medical school application.

Although your academics are one of our top priorities, we also want to make sure you are fulfilled both spiritually and socially. You’ll take part in weekly convocation services, campus church, and small groups, which are intentionally designed to enrich your spiritual life. Additionally, we have plenty of opportunities for you to expand your social circle, like by joining our Pre-Dental Club or our Pre-Medical Club and Honor Society.

What Will You Learn in Our Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program?

In our pre-med program, our goal is to provide you with every class and opportunity you need to propel forward into your chosen career path or educational journey. Every class in this degree is designed to prepare you for medical school and open up limitless opportunities for you in the medical field.

Some of the foundational coursework you’ll complete include biology, probability and statistics, calculus, and physics. Understanding these core areas of study is necessary for pursuing any field within the scientific community.

As you progress in your degree to your pre-med courses, you’ll take classes such as:

  • Medical biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Clinical Human Anatomy or Advanced Human Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • The History of Life

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information on what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

BCHM 450Medical Biochemistry

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Aspects of biochemistry relevant to the practice of medicine
  • The human body surveyed as an integrated chemical system with an emphasis on the molecular basis of disease and clinical application of therapies to restore body function
  • The link between biochemistry and human anatomy and physiology
  • Gastrointestinal tract and catabolism, immune response and biochemical endocrinology, blood and hemostasis, lipid metabolism and liver function, glucose metabolism, and muscle contractions

BIOL 301– Genetics

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • A study of the principles of heredity
  • Emphasis on inheritance in individuals and populations, chromosomal rearrangements, genes in DNA structure and replication, transcription, translation, gene expression, mutations and their repair, genetic engineering, and epigenetics

BIOL 313 – Clinical Human Anatomy

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The structures of the human body using both systemic and regional approaches with emphasis on clinical applications and common pathologies
  • Gross anatomy that is important in general practice, emergency medicine, and surgery while demonstrating anatomy’s relationship to physical examination and diagnosis
  • An overview of the body systems, with special focus on the following regions: thoracic, abdominal, pelvic, and lower limb

BIOL 415 – Cell Biology

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • A study of the organization and function of living matter at the cellular level
  • Special emphasis on the integration of molecular and cellular interactions for the maintenance of life
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Highlights of Our Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program

  • Labs are associated with nearly every course in the Department of Biology and Chemistry, giving you hands-on experience in your field before graduation.
  • Your courses and labs are taught by faculty with real life experience and doctorate degrees.
  • There is an emphasis placed on creationism, but evolution is also taught for a well-rounded perspective of the earth’s origins.
  • There are many opportunities to be involved in research projects with faculty as an undergraduate student.
  • Receive internship and shadowing opportunities with local doctors.
  • You will have opportunities to participate in medical mission trips.
  • Christian service options to diversify your medical school application.

Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Graduates

  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Dentist
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Research Scientist

Many career opportunities in this field will require additional education beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

Global Studies

By pursuing our Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences – Global Studies degree, you’ll receive the knowledge and lab experience you need to pursue medical school while also being equipped to use your medical expertise to minister to those overseas.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Dentist
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Research Scientist