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Physicians (medical doctors) diagnose and treat human injuries or illnesses. For more information regarding this occupation, visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.​

All students declaring a biology major will take the same core and cognate classes. Students also select an emphasis based on their career goals. Each emphasis has specified classes designed to prepare you for your career path as well as directed electives that allow you to choose courses that fit your professional interests. If pursuing a career as a physician, you should choose the Biomedical Sciences emphasis. ​


Concord University has a partnership with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) designed for students interested in pursuing a career in osteopathic medicine. Visit the WVSOM Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Program (POMP) site to learn more!​