Consistent with revised CDC guidance, vaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a mask when in public indoor spaces where COVID-19 virus transmission is considered substantial or high. Oklahoma County is currently listed as an area of high transmission by the CDC. The CDC further recommends that unvaccinated individuals continue to wear a mask when around others indoors, regardless of their area’s rate of transmission.
Today's competitive, rapidly changing world requires depth and agility in the workplace. To prepare students to meet these challenges, UCO and the College of Mathematics and Science provides students with opportunities for life-changing intellectual experiences that take place both inside and beyond the classroom. We call this "Transformative Learning." Transformative Learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experiences.
The Biomedical Sciences major provides students with a fundamental education to prepare them for entrance into health professions programs and employment opportunities in biomedical research and development in both the public and private sector. This allows students to learn and adopt new technologies to solve health-related problems in an ever-changing workplace.
Scholarships & Tuition Waivers
Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Mathematics and Science.
Biomedical Sciences career opportunities include:
- Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Prevention
- Cancer Diagnostics and Prevention
- Biopharmaceutical Industry
- Human and Animal Genetics
- Genetics Counseling
- Public Health Departments
- Food and Water Safety
Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro that may spark your interest and even boost your résumé.