The Biology Health Sciences concentration is designed for students seeking a degree in biology while preparing for application to healthcare related professional school including veterinary, pharmacy, physician’s assistant, dentistry, physical therapy, or medical school. The courses in this concentration help student fulfill admission requirements or recommendations and are useful in preparing for professional school admission tests (MCAT, PCAT, and similar). In addition there a number of electives that, with the help of our pre-health advisor (link to advising), are chosen to fulfill program specific requirements.
All students in our Health Sciences concentration meet with our pre-health sciences advisor regularly. Our advisor will help you choose classes and shape your degree path for your chosen profession and helps with applications. This includes assisting with mock interviews and coordinating committee letters of recommendation. To date our advisor boasts a 90% placement rate for students meeting entrance requirements.
Students in Health Sciences can also choose to double major in Chemistry with the addition of 3 courses to their degree plan (link to degree plan).
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, geography and industry, here is a sample of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
This program prepares you to go on to professional school, which leads to careers in medicine or health related fields. It is important to remember however, that even with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, many jobs are still available to you.
Auburn University at Montgomery
Goodwyn Hall 301
The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires and the available electives. For a full review of this program in detail check the program sheet online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.
Taylor Center 101
7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
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