As of September 2018, the Bachelor of Health Sciences program has changed. Please visit the Bachelor of Health Sciences program planning page (post-September 2018 enrollment).
Visit the Bachelor of Health Sciences program planning page prior to September 2018 enrollment.
Biomedical Concentration Information
The Biomedical Sciences Concentration will provide a path for undergraduate students enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (B.H.Sc.) program interested in pursuing biomedical research at the graduate level, and a more comprehensive foundation in biomedical sciences for those pursuing careers in the health sector. This Concentration will provide students with an interdisciplinary experience involving both the biological and social sciences, but also with a new way to prepare for graduate or professional studies in biomedical disciplines. Check out the Biomedical Sciences Concentration planning page (pre 2018 enrollment) and the *NEW* Biomedical Sciences Concentration planning page for the post September 2018 enrollment.
The Concentration will focus on the mechanisms of disease and will provide an opportunity to experience how this is approached specifically through biomedical laboratory experience.
Career Opportunities: Biomedical research; entry into professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, rehabilitation sciences or nursing; the pharmaceutical industry; forensic research; diagnostic services/laboratory medicine; and teaching.
Eligibility: Only students registered in the B.H.Sc. degree program may complete the Biomedical Sciences Concentration.
Students interested in applying to enter the Concentration will be required to:
Students will be informed whether they have been accepted into the Concentration by mid-June.
Enrolment will be limited to the 24 eligible students who have achieved the highest degree GPAs after completion of HEAL 3610.
Concentration requirements: Students in the Bachelor of Health Sciences, Biomedical Concentration must complete 36 credit hours from the approved list of electives, of which at least 24 credit hours must be at the 3000 and 4000 level.