According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject for 2019:

8 of the Top 20 Natural Science programs are based in the US

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • Harvard University
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University
  • UCLA
  • University of Chicago

9 of the Top 20 Medicine and Dentistry programs are based in the US

  • Stanford University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • University of Chicago
  • John Hopkins
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Columbia University
  • UCLA
  • University of Michigan—Ann Arbor

More reasons to study in the USA

  • Students obtain critical thinking and statistical skills through coursework that involves the scientific method of establishing and testing theories.  
  • Students gain deep theoretical groundwork in core courses that aim to unpack major scientific principles.  
  • Extensive lab work engages students in research methodologies, scientific experiments, the statistics of data collection and results reporting. 
  • Such lab experience gives students the opportunity to develop research techniques into professional skills. 
  • Broad general education curriculum that engages students in the social, political, cultural, ethical and humanistic frameworks to help them use scientific research for the betterment of the world. 
  • There are many career paths you can follow with a degree in Health and Physical Science. The career you choose will depend on your focus as an undergraduate. Some may choose to continue their studies in graduate school. If you would rather go straight into a job you can find work as a lab researcher, biological technician, environmental scientist or chemist. 

Typical Health & Physical Science majors

Kings students have progressed to a wide variety of degrees including:

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology  
  • Botany 
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
  • Chemistry
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental Science 
  • Food Science 
  • Geology and Geophysics

  • Horticulture
  • Kinesiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Science
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Physics
  • Wildlife Ecology

Typical careers in Health & Physical Science

  • Astronomer
  • Athletic Trainer 
  • Cartographer 
  • Chemist 
  • Conservationist 
  • Dentist
  • Dietician
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geologist

  • Geoscientist
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Meteorologist
  • Nuclear Technician 
  • Nurse 
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physicists 
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