Resources & Opportunities

Learn anatomy in virtual reality

Our anatomy and physiology classes use virtual reality stations to help students explore the heart and other organs up close. Our Center for Science and Business features an anatomy lab where students can work with a cadaver to hone anatomy skills.

Introduction to Health Careers class

Students participating in our Health Careers Class. Students participating in our Health Careers Class.​​In addition to a variety of science courses and majors, we offer an “Introduction to Health Careers” class (BIOL 207) for students interested in exploring medicine and other health professions. The class is designed to inform students about career choices in the health professions and to review expectations and requirements for successful applicants to professional school. The class features guest speakers and hands-on activities such as suturing and blood pressure checks.


Graduate school opportunities

A career in health sciences usually requires study beyond the undergraduate level. More management-level or research-oriented positions may require graduate study in a specific area of expertise. Opportunities for advancement are also greater with an advanced degree.

Additionally, we have an agreement with Rush (Ill.) University for students interested in nursing. After four years of study earning a bachelor’s degree in biology at Monmouth and completing appropriate coursework, qualified students are guaranteed entrance into Rush’s prestigious two-year master’s program in nursing.

Students with an interest in occupational therapy, physical therapy or physician assistant should plan on four years of study at Monmouth culminating in a bachelor’s degree and then plan to attend specialized graduate programs for these careers.