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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.

Program Type

Major

Program Format

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  • The curriculum is individualized based on your previously completed coursework and your professional goals.
  • Undergraduate certificates and minors related to disability, informatics, management and health care administration as well as options in health and wellness are available.

Successful Alumni

The College of Health Sciences has over 10,000 alumni. These alumni have taken their health sciences degrees and have excelled in their careers.

Visit our Alumni page and be inspired by where a health sciences degree can take you.

The BS Biomedical Sciences: Health Sciences submajor is open to students 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 College of Health Sciences academic advisor to declare the major.

Your 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 lower division credits: 27 credits (excess upper division CHS credits may count for lower division CHS credit requirements)
  • CHS upper division credits: 27 credits (at least 12 credits must be 400 level or above)
  • General electives: 30 credits

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

When should I meet with my advisor?

You are encouraged to meet with your 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.

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

How can my advisor help me?

The College of Health Sciences 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