Health and Disease

College of Science

Health and disease is a biology program of study with an emphasis on disease-related upper-level biology courses and general education electives that relate to health.  The major provides a rigorous curriculum for students interested in health careers, thus giving the student many career options after graduation.

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Plan of Study

 

Contact Information

Recruiting Coordinator
sciencerecruiting@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-1771

Careers

Approximately 25% of biology students proceed directly to graduate school in biology or biology-related fields.  About 45% go on to schools of medicine, veterinary medicine, or dentistry.  Still others go directly to work in a broad variety of fields. These include research or applied science positions in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Some become high school teachers, go into sales, or work for governmental regulatory agencies, zoos, or parks.


Related Career Interests

Healthcare Services

Medical Sciences and Technologies

Science and Research