Biomedical Sciences

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The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (BMD) program prepares you for health-related graduate and professional study or for entry into one of the fastest growing occupational sectors. Are you looking for a flexible and solid undergraduate degree that will prepare you for today’s fastest growing occupational sector? Then BMD is for you. You will tailor your degree to fit your academic and career goals. The program, which includes coursework in physiology, pharmacology, clinical biochemistry, medical microbiology and immunology, plus the pathological basis of disease, includes six elective courses that you choose based on your individual health-related educational track. For more information, contact See courses in the BMD major here.

The Minor in Biomedical Sciences is ideal for students outside of the BMD major who interested in preparing for future study in medicine and the health professions. You will complete our signature core of Clinical Physiology/Pharmacology courses. The BMD Minor can then be tailored to your education and career goals. BMD advisors will aid students in identifying varied coursework to meet BMD minor requirements. For more information, contact See the current courses in the BMD Minor here. Additional courses can be added upon Program Director approval.


IconAll applications to the Biomedical Sciences program are completed through the UAB undergraduate admissions process.  Please select this link for additional information concerning the specific admissions requirements for the Biomedical Sciences program as well as information concerning applying as an undergraduate at UAB.



CurriculumIcon2Students in the Biomedical Sciences Program complete specific courses according to a planned and structured program of study. Students fulfill both core degree requirements and major/professional curriculum requirements in a logical sequence. The sequence is intended to facilitate success in the overall degree requirements.

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StudentIconWe know that our students and graduates are the strength of our program. The diversity of our students, their backgrounds, and varied expirences, brings richness to the educational experience in the Biomedical Sciences program. Focusing on academics is only a part of the education experience. Click here to see what our students are doing.

Faculty and Staff

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