Post-bachelor’s Certificate in Natural Science


Begin your journey to study in the field of natural science.  If you are a college graduate and wish to pursue additional course work to prepare for a future in healthcare or enhance your credentials in k-12 teaching, our program is for you. You will be fully prepared to succeed in teaching or pursue a future in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other allied health fields. Additionally, the post-baccalaureate certificate can help you transition into Spalding’s accelerated second-degree nursing program, occupational therapy master’s program or athletic training master’s program.


  • Enjoy flexible study that can be tailored to your academic background
  • Strengthen your academic credentials for professional school application or employment
  • Enhance your undergraduate GPA or BCPM (Biology Chemistry Physics Math) GPA prior to taking the MCAT, DAT, PCAT, or GRE and applying to professional or graduate school
  • Experience courses taught by faculty members, not graduate students
  • Take advantage of dedicated classroom and laboratory space fully equipped with smart technology
  • Learn hands-on with labs that include cadaver dissection, instrumentation facilities for chemistry and physics as well as a dedicated tissue-culture lab

Career Options

Graduates of our natural science certificate program have gone on to excel as:

  • doctors
  • teachers
  • pharmacists
  • dentists
  • scientific researchers
  • athletic trainers