B.S. in Biology

General

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Program Description

The B.S. in Biology allows students to engage directly with their professors in small classroom and laboratory settings. Students practice relevant laboratory techniques through an intensive laboratory-based curriculum and are encouraged to use those lab skills to take on research projects with faculty members in a wide range of specializations.

Program Benefits

The B.S. in Biology prepares students for:

  • Advanced studies in biology, biomedical sciences, environmental biology, ecology, and applied ecology
  • Professional training in medicine, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, and other health professions
  • Teaching of biology in secondary schools

Career Opportunities

The B.S. in Biology prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Research
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • Government

Minors

  • Biology

Testimonial

“My classmates in medical school came from all over the country—Yale, Brown, Harvard, Tufts. I felt as prepared as they did, but started medical school without any debt.” - Dr. Evelyn Figueroa

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values and support services are all here to help you reach your full potential. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs. We look forward to discussing your options with you. Read less