Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med)

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Program Description

Pursue a Career in the Medical Field with Liberty University's Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Degree

You want to learn how to use medicine to create positive change in the lives of others. With Liberty's pre-med degree program, you’ll take all the prerequisites you need to get into the medical program of your choice and fulfill that dream!

As a pre-med program, Liberty's biomedical sciences degree will prepare you to apply to medical school. You could go on to become a physician, pharmacist, dentist, physician’s assistant, or choose from many other professions within the medical field. Whatever you feel your medical calling is, Liberty's pre-med degree will give you the credentials you need to succeed.

So don’t wait any longer. Medical professionals who are compassionate about meeting people’s needs are exactly what is vital to the prosperous future of medicine. Get started by applying to Liberty's pre-med program today.

Why Choose Liberty’s Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program?

At Liberty, our desire is to equip you with the academic knowledge, skills, and experience you need to apply to graduate school and pursue a career in the medical field. Liberty also wants to make sure you enjoy your time on campus as a college student, while they invest in the spiritual and social aspects of your life.

Wondering what’s so great about Liberty's academics? This degree is designed to help you meet all the prerequisite requirements needed to get into medical school. Throughout your program, you’ll learn from medical professionals who want to invest in your academic life. Plus, you can be fully prepared to take the MCAT (Medical College Assessment Test) after going through their program. Liberty also has shadowing and internship opportunities with local doctors, as well as Christian service options to diversify your medical school application.

Although your academics are one of their top priorities, Liberty also wants to make sure you are fulfilled both spiritually and socially. You’ll take part in weekly convocation services, campus church, and small groups, which are intentionally designed to enrich your spiritual life. Additionally, Liberty has plenty of opportunities for you to expand your social circle, like by joining Liberty's Pre-Dental Club or their Pre-Medical Club and Honor Society.

What Will You Learn in Liberty's Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program?

In Liberty's pre-med program, their goal is to provide you with every class and opportunity you need to propel forward into your chosen career path or educational journey. Every class in this degree is designed to prepare you for medical school and open up limitless opportunities for you in the medical field.

Some of the foundational coursework you’ll complete include biology, probability and statistics, calculus, and physics. Understanding these core areas of study is necessary for pursuing any field within the scientific community.

As you progress in your degree to your pre-med courses, you’ll take classes such as:

  • Medical biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Clinical Human Anatomy or Advanced Human Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • The History of Life

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Dentist
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Research Scientist

Highlights of Liberty's Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med) Program

  • Labs are associated with nearly every course in the Department of Biology and Chemistry, giving you hands-on experience in your field before graduation.
  • Your courses and labs are taught by faculty with real-life experience and doctorate degrees.
  • There is an emphasis placed on creationism, but evolution is also taught for a well-rounded perspective of the earth’s origins.
  • There are many opportunities to be involved in research projects with faculty as an undergraduate student.
  • Receive internship and shadowing opportunities with local doctors.
  • You will have opportunities to participate in medical mission trips.
  • Christian service options to diversify your medical school application.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

Last updated October 2019

About the School

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life. Wit ... Read More

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life. With more than 500 degrees and certificates, Liberty offers programs in fields such as medicine, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, psychology, business, and more. All of Liberty’s courses are taught from a Christian worldview by professors who regard teaching as more than a job — it’s their calling. Read less