Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences offers three majors: Biomedical Sciences,
Biotechnology, and Medical Laboratory Sciences.
- Biomedical Sciences students can select a track
(Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular Microbiology, Neuroscience), which
is recommended if they are interested in pursuing research in those fields.
Biomedical Sciences students seeking application to health professional schools
(medical school, physician assistant, optometry, etc.) typically select the
- Biotechnology students are typically
interested in attending graduate school to attain their Master’s or PhD
degrees. This major has a heavy research focus, as well as a
research/internship requirement for graduation.
- Medical Laboratory
Sciences is a terminal degree offered by BSBS. This is a limited-access program
which requires an application process upon prerequisite completion around the
end of students’ second year. The 30 students accepted into MLS every year take
classes together and complete rotations in facilities across Florida before
graduating and working in hospital, research, clinical, government, or forensic