Science and Undergrad Pre-Med Programs

There’s never been a better time to follow your calling and make an impact on the world through Bethel’s nationally recognized science programs.

The new Nelson-Larson Science Center expands our state-of-the-art labs and research opportunities for our biology, chemistry, and molecular biology and biochemistry students. Built for students like you, the center features:

  • labs with specialized equipment,
  • a lab prep room,
  • spaces for student-researchers,
  • and a mudroom to aid outdoor environmental research.

The space gives you the chance to delve deep into specific research areas and work on student-faculty teams that conduct excellent research, publish their work, and collaborate with researchers around the world. And you can expect one-on-one work with award-winning professors and amazing internships so that you can pursue what you’re passionate about, all to prepare you for graduate school, medical school, and/or your future career.

We want you to join our science community! Apply now or follow the link below to get more information.


of recent chemistry grads are employed or in graduate/medical school


national and regional student research presentation awards

Top 15%

of chemistry programs nationally

- Major Field Test results



The biology program at Bethel gives you the space and tools to investigate the wonder and intricacies of life. We do science in fully equipped facilities, including a human cadaver lab, biotechnology lab, greenhouse, and 247 acres of outdoor laboratories.

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

The biochemistry degree is offered jointly by the departments of biology and chemistry. You’ll gain a strong interdisciplinary foundation in biochemistry and molecular biology that is attractive to employers, graduate schools, and professional programs such as medical, dental, and physician assistant.


Bethel’s fast-growing biokinetics program prepares students to serve and lead as they promote health and wellness in all aspects of life. It’s about cutting-edge, award-winning research, collaboration with distinguished professors, integrated academics to prepare you for a wide range of careers, and hands-on experience.


Bethel has one of the top chemistry programs in the nation. It's about cutting-edge research, distinguished faculty, highly successful graduates, and an active science community—all within a Christian learning environment.


Stand out with a neuroscience degree and prepare for medical school and emerging careers through hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom. This researched-focused program combines courses from biology and psychology, as well as chemistry, mathematics, and more.