Undergraduate Degree Programs
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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Whether you go on to graduate school or start a career, our undergraduate degree programs prepare you to be a leader in human and animal science, health, and medicine.

Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, microbiology, and neuroscience majors provide the pre-health education to succeed in dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine professional programs.


Degree Programs

Biochemistry

Biochemistry students study life on the molecular level, using approaches from chemistry, physics, and biology.

Major | Minor

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Genetics and Cell Biology

Genetics and cell biology students study the science of heredity and the structure and function of living cells.

Major | Minor

Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of organisms and viruses too small to be seen by the unaided eye.

Major | Minor | Molecular Biosciences Certificate

Neuroscience

Neuroscience is a cross-disciplinary major centered on the study of the brain and the nervous system.

Major | Minor

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Interested in a career in veterinary medicine?

We offer an internship at the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital for pre-veterinary students.

Opportunities for underrepresented students interested in biomedical science and research.


Interested in a career in research?

Learn more about undergraduate research at WSU


Our graduates are prepared for wide and diverse career opportunities in

  • Pharmaceutical, agricultural, food, and biotechnology industries
  • Private or governmental laboratories
  • Basic and applied research
  • Higher Education
  • Nonprofit institutions
  • Researching neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis
  • Patent law
  • Scientific or pharmaceutical sales
  • Technical writing

Research Lab Opportunities

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“When I came to WSU I didn’t know I wanted to be a human doctor, but like every undergraduate student, I knew I wanted to do more and WSU is a research school. I’ve always liked learning about how research works, and I knew I wanted to work in a lab right away,”

Joseph McDonald, senior microbiology student who has worked in a lab every year while attending WSU.


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Undergraduate spotlights


Become a College Promoter

Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, microbiology, and neuroscience undergraduates who are accepted into the College Promoter program are awarded a scholarship and represent the college at events.

Find your community

Join a club and find out about WSU student centers.


Pullman, Washington

Pullman is located in the Palouse region of the Inland Northwest, which as one of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in the world. Rolling hills and wide-open skies give the Palouse region its distinctive appeal.

Residents enjoy outdoor activities and the benefits of small town living with the cultural richness of bigger city life.