From microscopic to ecosystem wide, life forms and functions will fascinate you.
Ursuline’s undergraduate biology program will actively engage you in scientific literacy and technological competency - from the discovery of new knowledge to the application of scientific principles and the practice of professional skills.
If your goal is medical school, dental school, veterinary school, or another professional program, you may choose a Pre-Medicine/Pre-Professional concentration.
Other distinctive aspects of the biology program include innovative partnerships with graduate programs to accelerate your path into professional schools for medicine and podiatry, as well as student-led research opportunities, including the annual Student Research Symposium.
Careers: Biology Bachelor’s Degree Program
Graduates of the Biology program pursue their interests in a variety of careers. Some obtain entry-level jobs to gain experience and develop their work skills; others seek additional education to enter specialized professional programs.
For students interested in obtaining employment immediately after graduation, options include:
- Business: In areas such as marketing or corporate law, or in industries such as pharmaceuticals or medical supplies.
- Technology: Practitioners must obtain clinical experience and become licensed to practice in the state of Ohio.
- Research: Biologists may work in academia, in government or in private research laboratories; industries also hire biologists to conduct research and do product development and testing.
- Education: Biology teachers are commonly employed in various educational institutions at the precollege levels. Museums, botanical gardens, aquariums, zoos, science centers and outdoor education programs also offer the biology graduate many opportunities.