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Bachelor's Degree in Biology

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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. 

Our department is led by faculty with valuable industry experience. Our programs’ three distinguishing features – a research-focused core curriculum, technology emphasis, and contemporary societal context – provide the skills necessary to successfully complete research projects as well as define your career path. Through the accelerated master’s program, you can earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years. 

The Stevens Advantage: Hands-On Learning, Real World Experience

At Stevens, we train scientists to think like engineers. Our research-oriented, hands-on educational approach encourages out-of-the-box thinking and imbues interdisciplinary understanding of the deep relationship between engineering and science. Learn more about what makes an engineering education from Stevens a unique experience:

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  • A Research-Focused Curriculum: a unique, research-oriented, hands-on approach to learning that embeds undergraduate students in research groups where they learn cutting-edge technology as a team

  • Senior Research Capstone: a team or individual capstone project working on real research projects solving real world problems, potentially in collaboration with a real company

  • State-of-the-Art Research Labs and Facilities: build, tinker and test your designs in Stevens' MakerCenter, Prototype and Object Fabrication Lab, or numerous other research facilities

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities: our research-oriented curriculum gives you in-the-lab experience while you're still an undergraduate student. Each department at the School of Engineering and Science offers students opportunities for research over the summer with a faculty member of your choice, and Stevens' interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program that enables you to get valuable lab experience with researchers across departments and schools within Stevens.

  • Optional pre-health advisory program for students pursuing careers in healthcare 

Student in a Stevens sweatshirt handling test tubes in a lab.More opportunities for Stevens undergraduate students include:

Double count undergraduate course credits toward a graduate degree and earn your master's faster – in just five years through Stevens' Accelerated Master's Program >

See what it's like to be a chemistry, chemical biology, or biology student at Stevens by visiting the links below.

Photos of doctors performing surgeryGet Your M.D. in Just 7 Years

Stevens offers an accelerated chemical biology program which allows you to obtain your bachelor's degree from Stevens and your M.D. from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in just seven years. 

Learn More About the Accelerated Chemical Biology Program >

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

Attila with male student at Career Fair The biology bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success. Graduates of this program went on to jobs or graduate schools like:

  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 

  • Case Western Reserve University, MD/PhD 

  • New York University College of Dentistry 

  • Tulane University, Master of Public Health 

  • Northwestern University, Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics 

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, PhD 

  • Clinical Research Assistant in Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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