Biomedical Science Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Biomedical Science Degree

The biomedical science degree program at West Virginia University instructs students on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine. Students who graduate from the biomedical science degree program may follow a career path in areas such as healthcare administration, forensic science, genetic counseling, biomedical engineering, hematology, molecular geneticist, and more. Courses include basic medical sciences on the research level, biological science research in biomedical faculties, and general studies related to biomedical disciplines. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer biomedical science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Biomedical Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a master's degree program in biomedical science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female0

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
White3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Biomedical Science program at WVU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Description

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, medical scientists, except epidemiologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.3% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Biomedical Science Programs in West Virginia

Biomedical Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Marshall University

Huntington, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (M,D)
  • Biomedical Science (M,D)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007