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Careers in Biomedical Sciences

An undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences prepares students for a wide variety of opportunities which have a basis in cellular and molecular biology, human/animal anatomy and physiology. Careers in the biomedical sciences are tremendous and expanding daily.

Employment opportunities include positions in laboratory research at the federal level, in institutions of higher education, and in the private sector. In particular, exciting opportunities exist in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other biomedical and health-related areas to include all specialties in human and veterinary medicine. Combinations of research and teaching opportunities also are available.

Meet Your Career Advisor


Chase Weldon M.Ed., NCC
Assistant Director, Career Center Liaison
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
For appointments: (970) 491-5707
Office: (970) 491-0526
 

Find Your Path


BMS students at CSU have chosen many different  paths after graduation. We pride ourselves in the success we've had at helping our students get admitted to medical or professional school; obtain research and industry positions; or find success pursuing international service work or other career fields.

Here we outline some of the post-undergraduate placments of recent BMS graduates.

Industry and Research

Medical Schools

  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
  • Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine
  • University of Texas Southwestern
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Ohio State University College of Medicine

Veterinary Medical Schools

Other Health-Related Graduate/Professional Programs

  • Colorado State University Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
  • Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
  • University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
  • University of Houston College of Optometry
  • University of Northern Colorado School of Nursing
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program
  • Colorado School of Public Health
  • Creighton University School of Pharmacy
  • New England College of Optometry

Graduate School

  • Colorado State University Department of Biomedical Sciences
  • Colorado State University Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences
  • University of Cambridge – Master’s in Bioscience Enterprise
  • Colorado State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Cancer BIology Graduate Program
  • University of West Florida, Marine Biology Graduate Program
  • Colorado State University Department of Biochemistry
  • Colorado State University Department of Clinical Sciences
  • University of Pennsylvania, Pharmacology Graduate Program

Other Placement Locations

  • Columbine Health Systems
  • Peace Corps
  • Seaworld Internship
  • Various veterinary clinics
  • The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science