Research new drugs for patients. Intern as a cell biology researcher. Test the efficiency of today's tools to scrub carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
You'll gain foundational skills in biology, chemistry and physics to pursue careers ranging from health care to environmental science to research.
If you love science and learning about how living things interact with each other, a biology path can be immensely rewarding. Falling under the STEM umbrella, this diverse major can be a solid foundation for a career in medicine, research or teaching.Watch the Video
Why are some people predisposed to certain diseases while others are not? In MCU’s Genomics class, you’ll cover cutting-edge discoveries to understand how genes contribute to human health and disease. You’ll ponder ethical questions about manipulating genes — from preventing diseases to producing designer babies.
Choose your degree path based on your career goals.
Bachelor of Arts
Consider a BA in biology if you’re interested in a career in health care administration or teaching biology. BA grads often continue their education in physical therapy, medicine, dentistry and other health care professions.
Bachelor of Science
Consider a BS in biology if you’re interested in a career in botany, zoology, biological research, environmental management, health care, technical writing or pharmaceutical sales. BS grads often continue their education in master’s and doctoral programs in the biological sciences, medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.
In addition to your general education requirements, your core biology courses give you a foundation in biology, chemistry and physics. Explore required courses and electives for our two degree paths.
Don’t just learn something. Live it.
At Marymount, you’ll gain real-world experience in real time.
Start your search with the Internship & Career Planning Office. We’ll help you create your resume, search for internships and jobs, prepare for interviews and perfect your networking skills.
Where our students have interned
Precision Medicine and Neuroscience Institute
Diversify your skill set. Add a Marymount MBA to any bachelor’s degree and graduate in as little as one additional year. We’ll help you tailor an MBA that accelerates your career. Get started on your MBA as a Marymount undergrad.