Anatomical Sciences is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of organ systems, tissue structures, and whole bodies together with their cellular and structural components and dynamics.
A major program in Anatomical Sciences may include instruction in cell biology and histology, structural biology, molecular mechanics, regional and gross anatomy, embryology, neuroanatomy, endocrinology and secretory dynamics, and applications to such topics as aging and disease conditions.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Anatomical Sciences (use the College Search feature and enter " Anatomical Sciences " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Anatomical Sciences Studies?
With a degree in this field, you will find yourself with a wide range of healthcare career options, from physical therapy and massage, to nursing or pediatrics in various sectors of business such as technical focus of laboratory research or the interpersonal contact of therapeutic services.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Anatomical Sciences Studies:
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Association of Anatomy
- International Federation of Associations of Anatomists
- American Association of Clinical Anatomists
Publications/Magazines in Anatomical Sciences: