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Medicine, Health, and Well-being

Applied Biology, B.S. in Human Biology & Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science


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Human anatomy

Build Healthier Communities

The Human Biology & Health Sciences concentration of Applied Biology focuses on coursework that prepares students for health-related careers and employment within biomedical sciences companies. Select from a “Tools” requirement from Geographic Information Science certificate, Commerce, Data Intelligence, or Forensic Investigation minor making you more employable.


Department of Biological Sciences

Levey Hall 112

4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042

Mosler Hall 560

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Students majoring in Applied Biology may not major in Biology or Zoology.

Students will take classes in-person at Hamilton and Middletown.

Curriculum and Courses

Students earn a 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration certification (or equivalent) in their sophomore year and a 40-hour OSHA-Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response certification in the senior seminar course.

  • BIO 201 Human Anatomy
  • BIO 305 Human Physiology
  • BIO 342 Genetics
  • MBI 361 Fundamentals of Epidemiology

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

In addition to working as human biologists, graduates are prepared to attend professional schools in the health sciences, and for medical, dental, or pharmacy school.

Additional Opportunities

  • Bachelor's in Applied Biology and Master of Athletic Training

    For students interested in a career in athletic training, we offer two pathways combining our Bachelor’s in Applied Biology and Master of Athletic Training.

    Learn More about our pathways
  • Pre-Professional Schools

    Is medical, dental or another professional school in your future? We have you covered with core and advanced courses offered in the human biology & health sciences concentration to help get you there. 

    Learn More about preparing for pre-professional school

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 10 Public college in Ohio with the best return on investment

  • 98.4% of 2021-2022 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

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Miami students are an eclectic mix of thinkers, doers, leaders and followers, introverts and extroverts, authors, painters, climbers, coders, pianists, philanthropists, and gamers. Just to name a few.

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