Biomedical Science


Chair of the Department
Seetha Tamma, Ph.D.
Phone: 516-299-3047

Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Science offers programs that combine biology and medicine in order to prepare professionals for advancement in the important fields of laboratory work, clinical research, and health care.

The Department offers Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Generalist (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited).

Graduate programs include the M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences in which qualified students will be eligible to take for the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification exam and acquire NY State licensure that is required for employment in a clinical laboratory; the M.S. in Biomedical Sciences with specializations in Microbiology/Infectious Diseases or Molecular Immunology and Cancer Biology; and the M.S. in Cardiovascular Perfusion, which is accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York.

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs
B.S. in Biomedical Sciences M.S. in Biomedical Sciences
M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
M.S. in Cardiovascular Perfusion

Student & Faculty Research

Breakthrough scholarly pursuits are happening everyday in the Department of Biomedical Science.


Vital Members of the Health Care Team

Biomedical Technologists are responsible for designing, building, installing, servicing, maintaining, and training health care personnel on high-tech medical equipment for hospitals, labs, and other health care facilities and organizations.


School of Health Professions and Nursing
Dr. Lori Knapp, Dean
Roth Hall, Room 300