From the Director

kat fixed_12-5376-PHILLIPS-066 (2) (1) Welcome to Boston University’s programs in Biomedical  Laboratory and Clinical Sciences. If you are interested in a  career in the fields of biotechnology or clinical research,  you’ve come to the right place. Boston is one of the world’s  preeminent biotechnology and biomedical centers; the rapid  pace of innovation in these industries and the high demand for  trained professionals means a broad range of exciting  opportunities at the forefront of biotech research.

Boston University’s Metropolitan College and School of  Medicine collaborate to provide outstanding academic  programs that will prepare you for a rewarding future in  biomedical or clinical research. At the undergraduate level,  we are proud to offer a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical  Laboratory and Clinical Sciences, as well as a Certificate in  Biotechnology and a Certificate in Clinical Research.

Along with the academic excellence you expect from Boston University, our programs feature part- and full-time study options, evening and Saturday courses, and valuable hands-on training through externships at research laboratories in the Boston area. Many of our students work in Boston’s biomedical industry while pursuing their studies simultaneously. Metropolitan College’s open registration policy means that you can even register for individual classes before committing to a degree or certificate program.

Whether you are changing careers or working toward a credential to improve your marketability, Boston University’s program in Biomedical Laboratory and Clinical Sciences will prepare you for a fulfilling role in this fast-growing and rewarding industry. As you explore the following pages, you’ll find information on our undergraduate offerings, programs at the pre-college level, and admission policies. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly at 617-638-5622 or I look forward to hearing from you.


Constance Phillips

Director,  Biomedical Laboratory and Clinical Sciences
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
B.A., Emmanuel College
M.A., Suffolk University
M.P.H., Boston University

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January 3, 2013
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine