New Biotechnology Major Coming Soon
Biotech majors will gain experience using emerging technologies on campus, conducting experiments in our cell culture lab, publishing their findings, and developing the skills to make an immediate contribution to the field upon graduation.
Students from around the country (and world) come to Elms to complete postbaccalaureate certificates in pre-medical and pre-physician assistant studies. For students who successfully complete the program requirements, we have a 94% matriculation rate to medical school, PA school, and graduate health sciences programs.
Master of Biomedical Sciences
A rigorous 12 month program, the master of science in biomedical sciences (BMS) program prepares students for advanced careers in science industries, especially those focused on research.
The Elms Experience
Shayla Burge ’20
A pre-medicine major from Springfield, MA, Shayla Burge ’20 was accepted to the 10-week Baystate Health Summer Scholars Program.Read more about Shayla’s success at Elms.Next
Andrew Zulch ’19
For Andrew Zulch ’19, environmental science is a vehicle for improving public health. A biology and chemistry double major, Andrew is using his research experience at Elms as a springboard for a career at the EPA.Read Andrew’s story.PreviousNext
Biology Without Borders
With funding from a 5-year NSF grant, Erica Van Ness ’18 and biology professor Nina Theis, Ph.D., traveled deep into the heart of Trinidad to conduct research.Read more about research opportunities at Elms.PreviousNext
Nakia Mabin ’19
Nakia Mabin ’19 was accepted to the accelerated nursing program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences after double majoring in math and biology.Read more about interdisciplinary learning at Elms.Previous
- Shayla Burge ’20
- Andrew Zulch ’19
- Biology Without Borders
- Nakia Mabin ’19
Our natural sciences programs – biology, chemistry, and math – examine the foundations of the natural world, and prepare you for the rigors of the professional world or graduate school.
Gain a Competitive Edge
You learn in a hands-on environment in state-of-the-art labs and computer classrooms. Independent and faculty-led research assistant opportunities begin as early as your freshman year. Our programs give you the chance to master your chosen discipline and also lay a foundation of expertise in related fields.