MSUM graduates majoring in the Health and Medical Sciences frequently will build a solid foundation in the biological sciences and often advance to outstanding professional schools and graduate programs throughout the country, frequently receiving graduate assistantships because of their extensive undergraduate research experience.
Common career options for Health and Medical Sciences graduates:
Medical scientists or doctors research human diseases and conditions with the goal of improving human health. Most medical scientists conduct biomedical research and development to advance knowledge of life processes and of other living organisms that affect human health, including viruses, bacteria, and other infectious agents. Past research has resulted in advances in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of many diseases. Basic medical research continues to build the foundation for new vaccines, drugs, and treatment procedures. Medical scientists engage in laboratory research, clinical investigation, technical writing, drug development, regulatory review, and related activities.
Where Health & Medical Sciences Alumni Work Graduate School