Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences (BSMS) program at the UT Health San Antonio will produce outstanding graduates well prepared to pursue careers in a variety of health care professional areas. This program will be admitting in Fall 2022 pending The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) approval.
The program’s medical sciences track will prepare students to enter health science professional degree programs which require a bachelor’s degree as a prerequisite for admission. These professions include graduate degree granting allied health programs (e.g. physician assistant [MPAS], speech language pathology [MS SLP], physical therapy [DPT], occupational therapy [OTD], respiratory care [MS RC], medical laboratory sciences [MS MLS], health systems management [MS HSM]), dental school [DDS], medical school [MD], pharmacy school and graduate level biomedical sciences (e.g. MS and/or PhD; microbiology & immunology, cellular biology, physiology, pharmacology). Students in the medical sciences track will complete a medical science-based curriculum to prepare them for competitive application to graduate school, as well as completing a health-related certificate for employment.
The BSMS medical sciences track will provide students from the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio who have completed an associate degree in either the Biology or Biology Pre-Professional program a tailored career pathway to complete their baccalaureate degree and advance to graduate school.