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Skills and Outcomes

Graduates of the Biology program continue on to succeed in medical school, and in programs for various allied health fields like nursing, optometry, physical therapy, and much more. In fact, 95% of our qualified students who applied to medical or osteopathic school were accepted. Besides working in the health sciences, there are lots of other job opportunities for Biology majors.


 Biology Post-Grad Success 2014-2019

See where our Biology majors have gone after finishing their education at Rosemont College.

MD (allopathic medical schools)

Penn State College of Medicine (1)

  • DO (Osteopathic medical schools)
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (5)
  • Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine (2)
  • William Carrey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (1)
  • West VA College of Osteopthic Medicine (1) 

Dental School

  • Boston University School of Dental Medicine (1) 

Physician Assistant

  • Arcadia University PA program (1) 

Physical Therapy

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (1)

Pharmacy 

  • Jefferson University School of Pharmacy (1) 

Nursing 

  • Accelerated Nursing Gwnyedd Mercy University (2) 
  • Accelerated Nursing Program, Thomas Jefferson University (1) 
  • Villanova University Accelerated Nursing (1) 

Master's Programs

  • Rosemont College (2)
  • Villanova University (1)
  • Widener University (1)
  • PCOM (1)
  • USciences (1)
  • Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine (1)

Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (4)
  • Nursing (2)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (1)
  • Masters Program (4)

 Krista Vadaketh '16
Drexel University BA/MD
BA/MD 3+4Krista Vadaketh, medical student at Drexel University. She stands in a long white hospital hallway.

Krista Vadaketh (Rosemont ’16) attended Rosemont College from 2013-2016 and was a part of Drexel University College of Medicine’s 7-Year BA/MD Program. She was heavily involved in the Rosemont community and elected valedictorian of her class. Now in her final year at Drexel Med, she is applying for a residency in Internal Medicine. She plans to pursue a fellowship in cardiology. Read an interview from Krista here.


Heemali Kamdar '16
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
DO 4+4 Program

Heemali Kamdar, 4+4 DO Candidate at PCOM.

Heemali Kamdar ’16 attended Rosemont College from 2012-2016 and was a part of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine DO 4+4 Program. She is now in her final year at PCOM and is applying for residency in Pediatrics with an emphasis in gastroenterology. Read about her journey thus far in this interview.


Jeffy Mathew MD (Rosemont '13)
MD 3+4 Program
Fast-Track 7 Year BA/MD Program

Born and raised in Queens (NY), Jeffy Mathew went to Rosemont College from 2010-2013. Then, he attended Drexel University College of Medicine from 2013 - 2017 as part of a combined Fast-Track 7 year BA-MD program.Born and raised in Queens (NY), Jeffy Mathew went to Rosemont College from 2010-2013. Then, he attended Drexel University College of Medicine from 2013 - 2017 as part of a combined Fast-Track 7 year BA/MD program. Currently, he is a third-year internal medicine resident at Stony Brook University Hospital. He is currently interviewing a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care. Read more about his story here.