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Concentration Requirements

Concentrations provide an opportunity for students to narrow the focus of their major. In addition to the college core requirements, liberal studies requirements and major requirements, student are required to choose one of the following concentrations.


DePaul’s Bioscience concentration allows students pursuing a degree in Health Sciences to focus their education on the natural sciences and the health of individuals, whether as a clinician or through work in a laboratory connected to health care.

Bioscience students can select from academic and graduate-preparatory tracks:

  • General Biosciences
  • Medical
  • Pre-Nursing

Bioscience - Accelerated Program for Pathways Honors Program students

There are six available pre-professional Accelerated Programs leading to degrees at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

  • Medicine
  • Pathologists’ Assistant
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry

There is one pre-professional Accelerated Program leading to the MS in Generalist Nursing at DePaul's School of Nursing.

Public Health Sciences

DePaul’s Public Health Sciences concentration allows students seeking a degree in Health Sciences to focus their education in the social sciences and health of populations. The program helps students to develop the expertise necessary to address complex health issues -- including intervention, policy creation and reform, and administering health care systems to communities in need.