Is the medical field your calling? Eastern Kentucky University’s Biomedical science program is a springboard into successful graduate study, and eventually, a meaningful career as a doctor or medical researcher. With this degree, you’ll earn valuable hands-on experience and take part in cutting-edge research with dedicated faculty. The Department of Biological Sciences also offers B.S. programs in Biology and Wildlife Management and an M.S. program in Biology.

Degree Concentrations

Biomedical Research
Pre-Physician Assistant

Admission Requirements

First-time Freshman

  • Math ACT score of 23 or higher
  • English ACT score of 20 or higher
  • High school GPA of 3.0 or better

Current EKU Students and Transfer Student

  • 3.0 GPA
  • 24 hours or more attempted

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Biomedical Sciences program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Robert S. Lance Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Dan R. Varney Memorial Scholarship
  • Arthur and Frieda Bingham Prize
  • LaFuze Scholarships in Biology
  • Booth Scholarship (Math and Science)
  • Meredith J. Cox Scholarship Fund (Pre-Med)
  • Clarence H. Gifford Science Scholarship in Sciences
  • Marathon Scholarship

For more information, and to apply, visit Scholarships and Awards.


Department of Biological Sciences