Many of our biology graduates have gone on to become medical professionals, teachers and researchers. Our students boast high placement rates into both graduate and professional schools. Additionally, graduates have a 100% employment rate in secondary education.
Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University
Nova Southeastern University- College of Optometry
Southern College of Optometry
University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry
University of Louisville School of Medicine
University of Tennessee School of Dentistry
University of Arkansas, Biology
Lincoln Memorial University Masters of Science
Middle Tennessee State University, Molecular Biology
Touro University California, Public Health, Global Health
UNC Chapel Hill Master of Public Health in Global Health
Advanced Human Anatomy Lab- This course offers mature and motivated students the opportunity to explore healthcare-oriented topics and donor cadaver based anatomy labs. Students who do well in their lower division anayomy course can apply with instructor permission. each region of the body is discussed with clinical content relevant for most health care fields including dental, medical, optometry and occupational and physical therapy. In the laboratory portion, students go to the DCOM anatomy labs to handle and identify donor cadaver structures. Those who enter graduate school report that the class aligned with their graduate courses and were extremely successful because of this exposure.
Customizable Curricula- Students work with their advisors to design a curriculum pertaining to their interests and goals.
Research based seminar classes- Biology majors enroll in seminars designed to prepare them for their future. Each track offers research-based seminar courses that provide professional development activities, such as CV/resume construction, mock interviews, guidance through the application processes,writing personal statements and exposure to professionals.
Pre-Health Seminar- This unique course offers students interested in health careers exposure to many different professions. Speakers ranging from doctors of Osteopathican and Allopathic Medicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, as well as succesful graduate students and LMU alumni present information about their disciplines, Students partake in Q and A sessions to help them consider what type of careers are possible and best suits their interest. Students are encouraged to plan out their early college experiences to enable them to sucessfully apply and perform well in their future graduate programs.
Pre-med club- Comprised of Biology and Chemistry majors, our pre-med club serves as a way for our students to further explore the medical profession. Each month the pre-med club host guest speakers from different disciplines of medicine. These speakers discuss shadowing, resume building, and community outreach. Also included in the Pre-med club experience are visits to different professional schools within the region.
The Cumberland Mountain Research Center (CMRC) is contributing to the Smithsonian Institution and their SNAPSHOTUSA project for eMammal. This research represents a collaboration of wildlife biologists from all 50 states gathering trail camera data to measure mammalian biodiversity.
Over 500 undergraduates students named to the LMU Dean's List for the spring semester of 2021. To be placed on the Dean’s List, the student must be a full-time undergraduate and have a 3.5 or higher, grade-point average for the semester.
The current trend in new cases of COVID-19 in all of the LMU campus locations is very low. State and local regulations in all campus locations have been lifted to allow LMU to enter this next phase.