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Why major in Biomedical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences?
The Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Science (BDTS) program is designed to prepare students for professional opportunities in a variety of growing healthcare fields. Because it meets the basic academic requirements, the biomedical sciences curriculum provides excellent preparation for entry into post-baccalaureate professional programs.

Consider this major if:
- You want a B.S. degree that allows you to work in hospital, commercial, or academic research laboratories or public health facilities (please see the 6 specializations listed below) and you:

  • have a strong interest in science
  • want a career in health care
  • like challenge and responsibility
  • like to solve problems

  • are a team player
  • work well under pressure
  • are self-motivated
  • enjoy evolving technology

- You plan to further your studies by applying to:

  • Medical school or Osteopathic school
  • Physician Assistant program
  • Dental or Optometry school
  • Master’s or Doctoral level programs in clinical or basic sciences (immunology, microbiology, cancer biology, pathology, etc)


Need a little more information about careers in Medical Laboratory Science?
Watch this helpful YouTube video titled "What is a Medical Laboratory Scientist?"