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What You Learn

  • Examine how human diseases are caused and treated at the cellular level
  • Study human anatomy and physiology, as well as the metabolic, immunological, neurological, digestive and endocrine systems
  • Uncover the ways genetics and bioinformatics inform personalized medicine
  • Learn how to conduct clinical drug trials, develop new drugs, test vaccines, analyze medical samples and investigate disease
  • Prepare for a career in medicine, public health and biomedical research

Upon completing the program, the majority of students apply to graduate degree programs in medicine, biomedicine or physical therapy.

Learn more about the 4-year B.S. in Biomedicine

B.S. in Science and Technology | Biomedicine

Cougars Climb Higher

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to live on campus, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

Research First Initiative

Freshman honors students choose a research track, join a faculty-led research team and conduct real-world experimental research as part of their STEM education.

Kelly Bachovchin STEM student
Research First Initiative

Group Summer Scholars Research Program (GSSRP)

This six-week research experience pairs high school students with a faculty mentor to conduct scientific research

Group Summer Research Program
Group Summer Scholars Research Program (GSSRP)

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship

An incubator and accelerator for regional startup biotechnology companies doubles as a powerhouse for Kean students looking to launch biotech careers.

Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship student
The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship

I am fortunate to be part of a team of faculty members at SIST who have been working to transform the way science and mathematics are taught by enabling students to join faculty-directed research initiatives and learn through laboratory research experience."

Dil Ramanathan, Ph.D.
Inspiring Leader in STEM
Kean biotechnology and molecular biology professor Dil Ramanathan, Ph.D.


Job placement rate for STEM students after graduation


Options for Research First Initiatives


Median STEM salary compared to median U.S. annual income of $70,784

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