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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 26, through at least April 15. UCO will transition to alternative instructional delivery methods from March 28 through the end of the spring semester. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

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.

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Curriculum

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. 

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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.

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Career Opportunities

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
  • Neurophysiology
  • Public Health Departments
  • Food and Water Safety
  • Teaching