A Well-Rounded Education

With a degree in Biology from Maryville University you’ll be able to confidently enter a variety of fields: medicine, dentistry, veterinary care, biomedical research, engineering, agriculture, environmental protection and many others.

Learn more about our programs: Biology, B.S., Biology, B.S. with a Biotechnology Concentration, Biology Minor

About the Biology Program

A rewarding career in many arenas can stem from a degree in Biology from Maryville University. By studying everything from atoms to organisms, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of life on this planet and will be prepared to apply this knowledge in meaningful ways.

Program Features

Biology students at Maryville University can choose from two tracks: General Biology or Biology/Biotechnology concentration, or pursue a major in Biochemistry or Biomedical Science. You’ll take a core of classes that’s required of all majors and particular classes that are specific to your track.

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Career Opportunities

The reputation of the Midwest as a life-science nexus is growing, as are career opportunities for aspiring biologists. Missouri excels in the plant, animal and human health aspects of life science. The region’s employers have big names – like Monsanto and Pfizer – and conduct world-class research. Ready to prepare for a career in improving the lives of everyday people? Look no further.

If you decide to seek additional training after graduation, you’ll be more than prepared for graduate and professional studies in forensics, biotechnology, medicine and dentistry, environmental and health regulatory law.

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