Apply

To apply to the BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor, you should meet with your College of Health Sciences advisor.

Cost & Aid

Tuition & Fees

For detailed and up-to-date tuition and fee rates, visit the UWM Enrollment & Financial Services website.


UWM & CHS Scholarships

Complete the FAFSA then go to the UWM Panther Scholarship Portal. Sign in using your PAWS credentials and complete the General Application and the CHS application. You may save your work and return to the portal at a later time.

You will then see a list of scholarships that you may apply to. Review each scholarship and click the “apply” button to any/all that you qualify for. If the scholarship requires additional information (and the application is open), you will click the “apply” button and can choose to answer the supplemental question(s) or not.

Check your UWM email for your application status. Additional information can be found at uwm.edu/scholarships.


State & National Scholarships/Awards


UWM Emergency Grant

UWM has been awarded a grant through Great Lakes Community Investments to issue undergraduate students emergency funds when they have unforeseen circumstances that may negatively influence their academic success. Students can be awarded up to $1,000 for non-academic expenses (e.g., car repairs, medical bills, rent, utilities, child care, food, etc.). Learn more about the grant at uwm.edu/emergencygrant.


Resources

Contact

(414) 229-2758
chs-info@uwm.edu

The BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor offers you the opportunity to build on your completed coursework and develop or strengthen your skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, information literacy, informatics, management and education in the health professions.

Job market analyses show high demand for individuals with a health sciences orientation along with business competencies, informatics competencies and health/wellness competencies. Skill clusters in demand include information technology, customer and client support, administration, mental and behavioral health, and people management.

Why choose us?

  • The BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor curriculum is individualized based on your previously completed coursework and your professional goals.
  • Undergraduate certificates and minors related to disability, informatics, management, and healthcare administration as well as options in health and wellness are available.
  • The college is widely known for its excellent teaching and student learning environment, innovative research programs, community engagement and service to various health care professions.

Admission

Admission

This interdisciplinary degree in Health Sciences is open to those who have successfully completed 30 or more credits as intended majors at a four-year or two-year institution. It is not open to new freshmen.

You should meet with your CHS academic advisor to declare the major.

Meet With Your Advisor

Meet With Your Advisor

To schedule an advising appointment, call (414) 229-2758 or visit Northwest Quadrant Building B, Room 6425.


Who is my advisor?

If you are applying to the BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor from another major/submajor within the College of Health Sciences, you will remain with your current advisor.

If you are applying to the BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor from another institution or major outside of the College of Health Sciences, your advisor will be:

Angela Kowalski, MS
Recruitment Coordinator
(414) 229-2758 • angelak@uwm.edu

You can also see the name of your advisor and contact them directly by accessing your student center in PAWS.


When should I meet with my advisor?

Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor at least once per semester to ensure timely progress to graduation.

  • Enrolling for spring semester?
    Schedule an appointment with your advisor in October or November.
  • Enrolling for fall semester?
    Schedule an appointment with your advisor in March or April.

Students are also welcome to schedule an appointment with their advisor at any time to discuss academic challenges, career opportunities, or any other questions.


How can my advisor help me?

CHS boasts professional academic advisors who understand the challenges of balancing academics, work, family, and the social aspects of college life. Advisors partner with you to:

  • Explore your academic and career interests
  • Plan the sequence of your courses
  • Prepare for course enrollment
  • Access tutoring and other academic support
  • Identify opportunities for campus involvement
  • Connect you to campus resources
  • Plan for graduation

Curriculum

Curriculum

Student curriculum is individualized based on your previously completed coursework and your professional goals. Credits must be distributed as follows:

  • UWM’s General Education Requirements and competencies: 36 credits
  • CHS Credits lower division: 27 credits (Excess upper division CHS credits may count for lower division CHS credit requirements)
  • CHS Credits upper division: 27 credits (at least 12 credits must be 400 level or above)
  • General electives: 30 credits

Graduation

Graduation
To graduate from the BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor, you must:

  1. Complete all UWM General Education Requirements (GER), and
  2. Complete all math and English competency requirements, and
  3. Complete a minimum of 120 credits as required by the curriculum (the final 30 credits must be completed in residence at UWM), and
  4. Earn a minimum UWM cumulative GPA of 2.500.

Use UWM’s Graduation website to review campus-wide graduation requirements, graduation application deadlines, applying for graduation, and ordering your cap and gown.