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Let’s say you want to be a doctor—or maybe a scientific researcher. What kinds of experiences do you want to have as an undergrad? How do you imagine those important four years unfolding?
Here’s what your bachelor of science degree will look like at Calvin: standing at a lab table beside experienced PhDs, researching topics like HIV, multiple sclerosis, and rare diseases. Asking those PhDs—your Christian professors and mentors—for guidance on your career path and help navigating the scientific community as a believer.
And that’s just the beginning. Calvin’s connections with the local and global scientific community will open plenty of opportunities for you. Our reputable pre-med program and student supports will help you determine—and then achieve—your career goals. Our grads excel as graduate students, physicians, and epidemiologists, and so will you.
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Interested in pre-med?
The biology program integrates seamlessly with Calvin’s widely respected pre-med program. You’ll be supported by our expert faculty through each step of the process. Learn why a biology degree at Calvin will allow you to excel in a medical career.
Want to help make the world a healthier, safer place?
Study public health and focus on improving the well-being of populations of all sizes. Make a difference in a local neighborhood or even an entire country.
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