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Biomedical Sciences BS

Develop an integrative understanding of the human body as the foundation for hands-on research experience, to pursue medical or dental school, or continue graduate study in a variety of health care fields or research positions in biomedical science.

Program skills

Extensive laboratory experience in testing and experimentation skills. Lab skills include aseptic/sterile technique, cell culture, gel electrophoresis, RNA/DNA isolation and purification, and restriction digestion.

Program facilities equipment

Behavioral Health Dry Lab, Fully-equipped Biomedical Sciences Lab, Simulation Lab

Program significant points

  • Students are prepared for advanced study in various areas of health care (medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health), research, or for direct entry into a health care career.
  • The curriculum includes an array of electives and offers career-relevant experiential learning opportunities to apply the knowledge they gain in the classroom to real-world experiences.
  • Pre-medical/pre-health professions advisors provide guidance in completing the requirements necessary for admission to advanced degree programs.

Select program hiring partners

American Medical Response, American Red Cross, DrFirst Inc., Elizabeth Wende Breast Clinic, Epic, IBM, Invicro, KAPS Biotechnology, Monroe Ambulance, Northeast Quadrant Advanced Life Support, Rochester Institute of Technology -Margaret's House, Rochester Regional Health, ScribeAmerica, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Tufts University, University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester Medical Center

Industries


  • Health Care

  • Medical Devices

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Biotech and Life Sciences

95%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

83%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 46.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 45.00%
Alternative Plans 4.00%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 46.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 45.00%
Alternative Plans 4.00%