Biomedical Science (BIOM)
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Help Build a Healthier Society
Broaden Your Human and Animal Health Knowledge
This joint program of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Sciences provides students with a broad and integrated foundational overview of human and animal health through the study of function, structure, and paraclinical sciences.
Build Your Career Foundation
Are you interested in a career in human health and medicine? The Biomedical Science major will help you meet the entry requirements for medical school in Ontario. If animal health is where your interests lie, this major will prepare you to apply to Ontario Veterinary College's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, the #1 rated veterinary school in Canada.
Forge Your Biomedical Career
The program prepares students for more advanced studies or applied training in many health-related fields including clinical practice, business, government, research and education.
Why Biomedical Science?
How do we build a healthier society?
During your studies in Biomedical Science, you will develop an understanding of evidence-based medicine, ethics, biases, and the environment on health, critically analyze biomedical research, dive into the application of research and medical technologies to disease treatment and prevention – and much more – and employ these skills in your research and studies to help impact the world around you, locally and globally.
Students in the BIOM program may also be interested in studying Human Kinetics, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences, Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biomedical Toxicology, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, or other majors.
Hear From A Biomedical Science Student
I grew up just outside of Guelph and my dad taught here, and I knew from a young age I wanted to be here. Their biomedical science program is one of the best and I knew when I came here in the fall, I found support through people and through opportunities.
In 2021, more than $42.7 million in scholarships was awarded to U of G students. Learn more about applications, requirements and available Scholarships.
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