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Career opportunities

While the Medical Sciences program is designed to provide the training required for entry into professional programs and related graduate studies, you'll also have a solid knowledge base that's relevant to many other career opportunities:

  • You'll meet the requirements to become a scientist at the cutting-edge of the biotech industry.
  • Advanced-level tranining in biochemistry and pharmacology provides excellent preparation for a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • With graduate studies in biomedical sciences, you could qualify for a position as university faculty or in government, as well as more senior positions in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Classes in bioethics, sociology of health, and epidemiology will position you well for a career in health-care administration.