Are you curious about the billions of living organisms that inhabit our planet? When you are a biology major at Felician University, you will have the opportunity to study the living world from the smallest cells to massive ecosystems. Biological sciences span a wide range of interests that include anatomy and physiology, molecular biology, ecology and evolution, and health-related biology. With a strong foundation in the basic principles of biology, you will have many career options available to you.

If you wish to pursue a career in a health-related profession, Felician University offers several accelerated, pre-professional programs with cooperating professional schools. These programs include: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy Technology, Medical Imaging Sciences, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Audiology, and Podiatry.

Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Minor in Biology – 19 credits in biology courses
  • Concentration in Biochemistry – 49 credits in biology and chemistry courses to prepare for entry into graduate programs and careers such as pharmacology, biotechnology, and chemical analysis.
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Points of Interest

  • Plan and execute an original, hands-on research project in your senior year. You will complete this one-semester project in either biology or chemistry under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
  • Get a head start when applying to post-graduate programs! Qualified candidates receive departmental letters of reference.
  • Haven’t decided on a career direction? Switch easily between the biology major and our pre-professional programs, and vice versa, with our flexible curriculum.
  • Gain practical experience in laboratory techniques in our newly renovated laboratories.
  • Learn to think critically about complex scientific matters and ethical consequences as you prepare for the many challenges of modern society.
  • Develop an appreciation of Catholic/Franciscan values as they relate to the practitioner of science.

Career Opportunities

Professional Careers

  • Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Dentistry
  • Chiropractic
  • Podiatry
  • Physical therapy
  • Audiology
  • Optometry
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physician assistance
  • Pharmacy

100% of our 2017 surveyed graduates were either employed or in graduate school six months after graduation.

The average salary of Felician graduates is $50,112.

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Where do our students and alumni find internships and employment?

Looking for an internship opportunity? Here is where our students have interned while at Felician:

  • Disney World
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Irish Repertory Theatre
  • New York Red Bulls Soccer Club
  • Pepsi Company
  • Prudential Financial
  • United Nations

Here is a sampling of where our Felician graduates are employed:

  • American International Group (AIG)
  • AT&T
  • Dupont
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Teachers in the area New Jersey schools
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 13, 2019
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