Biomedical Research (Pre)


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Program Overview

The Pre-Biomedical Research emphasis area is designed to provide the basic science and general education courses needed to transfer to a biomedical research program at a four-year college/university and to successfully complete a degree program in Biomedical Research. This degree of study, located on our Scottsbluff Campus, provides one student per year the opportunity to be accepted into the INBRE {Nebraska Biomedical Research Program} and attend one of six universities in Nebraska that participate in the program. Biomedical researchers conduct important research aimed at improving healthcare and treating and preventing disease. Most have a Ph.D. or are medical doctors. An Associate of Science degree in Biomedical Research can give you the strong foundation in biology and chemistry you will need to pursue this field.

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Associate of Science in Biomedical Research (Pre)

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Medical Scientists with at least a doctoral or professional degree was $76,980 per year. Growth in jobs in medical scientists for the decade 2012-2022 was projected to be 13%, as fast as average. (

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