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Bachelor's Degree in Biology

Program Details


Bachelor of Science


On campus


Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology1.201.216.5194[email protected]
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The biology bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success, whether it's graduate, medical, dental, veterinary, physician’s assistant, or physical therapy programs.

Employers in the STEM field are looking for innovators and critically-thinking problem solvers. The biology bachelor’s program encourages students to develop these skills both academically and pragmatically in the classrooms and in the laboratories.

The program delves broadly and deeply into the science of living systems while maintaining the solid foundation in chemical and physical sciences necessary for innovative research and development in the health sciences. Coursework in microbiology, molecular genetics, physiology, and immunology will prepare students for the opportunity to do original research with Stevens faculty in modern cancer research, drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, and antimicrobial research.

More Advantages to our Biology Program

  • Hands-on curriculum features a year of original research in a laboratory setting

  • Dynamic one-on-one biology career advising and mentoring

  • Learn from professors with 10 or more years of industrial experience

  • Credits eligible for the Accelerated Master's Program

  • Learn case studies for real companies

  • Networking or recruitment events

  • Flexible minors and double majors

  • Guest speaker series by executives from neighboring pharmaceutical and biotech companies

Building Your Biology Career

The biology bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills. By combining a biology major with other majors, minors, graduate certificates or master's degrees from the School of Business or the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, you can specialize your education for careers like:

  • Research Associate

  • Research Scientist

  • Clinical Research Assistant

  • Life Science Research Assistant

  • Medical Communications Specialist

  • Manager

Companies Hiring Biologists:

Pfizer, Roche, Novartis, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi

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