Studying the Bachelor in Biomedical Science degree at SUNY Cortland, you will explore coursework specific to the biomedical field, gain knowledge and experience through internships and have the cognitive coursework to promote success on entrance examinations to graduate programs. With a degree in biomedical sciences, you’ll be able to successfully pursue a variety of careers.

Why Study at SUNY Cortland?

Career Potential

  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Doctor of osteopathic medicine
  • Medical imaging technician
  • Optometrist
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Physician
  • Veterinarian


Internships and Research

You’ll engage in internship and job shadowing experiences that contribute to credentials for medical program applications. Opportunities are available with:

  • Chiropractors
  • Hospitals
  • Pathology laboratory
  • Physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Veterinarians

Special Features

Faculty dedicated to providing quality education and research opportunities include:

  • Christa Chatfield, microbiology and biofilm development of Legionella
  • Patricia Conklin, molecular genetic of vitamin C pathways in Arabidopsis
  • Theresa Curtis, mammalian wound healing responses
  • Louis Gatto, histology and pulmonary science
  • Christian Nelson, cell biology, and virology
  • John Straneva, pathology and parasitology

If you participate in a research project, you may find yourself presenting your scientific findings at local and regional professional meetings. Study and work in our state-of-the-art classroom and research facility.

Get Involved

College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities.

  • Student Clubs
  • Biology Club
  • Pre-Med Club
  • Environmental Club - CSAVE

Honor Societies

Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society

See the Student Center

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020

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Bachelor in Biomedical Science

Bachelor in Biomedical Science