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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.

97%

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

28

national and regional student research presentation awards

Top 15%

of chemistry programs nationally

- Major Field Test results

SCIENCE AND PRE-MED PROGRAMS

Biology

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.

Biokinetics

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.

Chemistry

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.

Neuroscience

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.