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Biomedical Sales Major

Biomedical sales involves a high level of education with a science background. Jobs in this area involves communicating in a clinical based environment. Our biomedical sales degree is designed to prepare students in human biology, specifically microbiology, anatomy and physiology and developmental biology while also training in corporate communication.

Students will learn how the human machine works through courses that are focused on the structure and function of the human body. Students can expect to learn and apply the best practices in persuasive communication and team dynamics. 

Limitless Curriculum

Stritch students can create an academic pathway that best fits their interests.

Explore concentrations in this major.

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Human Biology Concentration Overview

Anatomy, physiology, and microbes define our existence from birth to death, the material in this course is useful for any owner of the human body. If you want to learn how to maximize your quality of life, then the Human Biology concentration could prove invaluable.

Courses in this Concentration

Corporate Communication Concentration Overview

Corporate Communication Concentration equips students with the tools they need to communicate at the corporate level. Includes strategies and tactics for communicating with different audiences in writing and face-to-face, public speaking, and working in teams.

Courses in this Concentration

  • BA Biomedical Sales students must earn a C or better in all major courses listed with the concentrations, including CA 252: Persuasive Communication
  • BA Biomedical Sales degree includes the two concentrations mentioned above (31 cr.), the University Core (31 cr.), the University Professional Core (7 cr.), an additional concentration, and sufficient elective credits to total 120 credits for degree completion. 

Program Overview

You will learn how the human machine works through the study of anatomy, physiology and microbes while learning the tools needed to communicate at the corporate level. You will explore strategies and tactics for written and face-to-face communications, public speaking and working in teams. In addition, you will pursue a deeper understanding of persuasive communication strategies and techniques.

Program Concentrations

This program is made up of the following concentrations. Learn more about concentrations.

Concentration Overview

Corporate Communication Concentration equips students with the tools they need to communicate at the corporate level. Includes strategies and tactics for communicating with different audiences in writing and face-to-face, public speaking, and working in teams.

Concentration Overview

How does the human machine work? Anatomy, physiology, and microbes define our existence from birth to death, the material in this course is useful for any owner of the human body. If you want to learn how to maximize your quality of life, then the Human Biology concentration could prove invaluable.

Concentrations on this page are required for this program. Additional courses or concentrations may need to be added to meet program or credit requirements.

Program Coursework

The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.

Liberal Arts Core

The Liberal Arts Core Curriculum is rooted in the Liberal Arts and our Franciscan heritage. It is designed to create a framework to develop knowledge, skills, and responsibilities necessary to educate students so that they will be prepared to contribute to the world guided by a concern for issues of justice and ethical behavior.

LEADERSHIP:  4 credits
  • Freshman Seminar (1 cr.)
  • Spiritual & Ethical Literacy (3 cr.) 
FOUNDATIONAL LITERACIES/SKILLS:  12 credits
  • Personal Branding Communication (3 cr.)
  • Writing for the 21st Century (3 cr.)*
  • Quantitative Problem Solving (3 cr.)*
  • Language & Culture (3 cr.)
*For ‘Writing for the 21st Century’ (English) and ‘Quantitative Problem Solving’ (Math), you may need additional courses depending on your placement.

CORE LITERACIES:  15 credits – Choose one (1) course from each broad theme. Course options can be found in the course catalog or on the academic advising page. Broad themes are:
  • Narratives of Identity       (3 cr.)
  • Science, Environment & Culture (3 cr.)   
  • Social Tensions (3 cr.)    
  • The American Experience (3 cr.)
  • Approving the Better Things (3 cr.)

Professional Core

Culminating Experience

Giving students a culminating experience as well as practical work experience, the Professional Core is a graduation requirement for every Stritch student in a bachelor’s degree program. This bachelor’s degree program includes completion of the Professional Core consisting of three courses:
  • Pre-Internship
  • Internship
  • Capstone
Biomedical Sales

Career Opportunities

There is a growing market in pharmaceutical sales and biomedical device sales that has a high earning potential due to constant innovation, and demand.

 Work in this field offers flexible schedules, opportunity for travel, and increase in income based on experience and commission.

Biomedical sales often involves a higher level of education with a science background because the job involves communicating in a clinical based environment representative.

Options in this field

  • Biomedical devices sales representative
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • IT and Medical Software sales

Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Companies in Wisconsin

Tristan W. Reynolds, '23

Biomedical Sales

Both biology and business are two huge areas of academic interest that I want to study. The Limitless curriculum allows me to focus on both areas without prioritizing one over the other, giving me the proper knowledge I need to bring forth for my future in the biomedical sales industry. 

Contact admissions or the program faculty with questions about this program.

Admissions

Dawn M. Wankowski

Faculty - Biology