Biology: Professional Health Sciences Emphasis
Begin your pursuit of a medical degree by learning biology's foundations.
Take the first step toward becoming a medical professional with the Biology: Professional Health Sciences Emphasis degree from UND. Gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed for students interested in medicine or allied medical fields such as dentistry, veterinary medicine or medical research.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why study biology with a professional health sciences emphasis?
Biology Degree at UND
Opportunity to take coursework or gain research experience from University of North Dakota Medical School faculty.
Numerous undergrad research opportunities to enhance your med school application and deepen your knowledge.
Work in state-of-the-art facilities including animal rooms for terrestrial and aquatic organisms, tissue culture facilities, a biology core molecular facility and an imaging/microscopy core facility.
Participate in internships or experiential learning supported by local and national programs such as the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) and the National Institutes of Health Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NIH-SURF).
Collaborate with experienced faculty to gain knowledge through hands-on coursework.
Join organizations such a the Undergraduate Medical Association, Pre-Optometry Club and Student Dental Club.
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