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Biology, B.S.

Prepare for a career in medicine, dentistry, podiatry, and more with a solid, experiential grounding in the biological sciences.

What You’ll Learn

Our Bachelor of Science in Biology comprises a core curriculum in humanities and research principles and practices, followed by coursework in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, evolutionary biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, and calculus. Our major also fulfills all the requirements for entrance to medical school, or to pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, and other areas.

You’ll learn within a stimulating and rigorous environment that provides for highly interactive education and research experience. Our faculty members are experts in their fields, offering you a range of research opportunities in areas such as anatomy and histology, animal behavior, biochemistry, cancer biology, genetics, microbiology, neuroscience, and molecular and cellular biology.

You'll get critical experience through internships at metropolitan area hospitals such as Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital and pharmaceutical companies like Advanced Biotech, Boheringer Ingleheim, and Pfizer.

Employers

  • Advanced Biotech
  • MIT
  • New York Psychiatric Institute
  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • MedStat

Career Options

  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Food Scientist
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Veterinarian
Eteete Dan-Udoka (B.S. ’19)

Dental Assistant

In preparation for dental school after graduating from New York Tech, Eteete shadowed orthodontists and working as a dental assistant at a dental clinic.

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Olivia Albert (B.S. ’19)

Doctoral Student

Since graduating from New York Tech, Olivia is now pursuing her Ph.D. at Albert Einstein College of Medicine studying genetics, cell biology, and microbiology.

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Linesha Davis (B.S. ’18)

Pharmacy Tech

While at New York Tech, Linesha conducted research looking for bacteriophages from household kitchen sponges.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$64,020

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New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll have fulfilled all the requirements for entrance to medical school, or to pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, and other areas.

To further tailor your degree and studies, you may also choose to concentrate in Molecular Biology with courses on biological processes at the molecular level for graduate research programs or employment in the biomedical research industry.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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Fulbright Faculty Scholar Info Session

November 29, 2021 | 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Join us for an online interactive session with Michelle Bolourchi, Outreach and Recruitment Specialist from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to learn about awards, how to submit an application, and what you can do now to prepare for the next competition opening in February 2022.

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Student Profile: Tiffany Roberts

November 10, 2021

Chemistry major Tiffany Roberts’ already packed class schedule just got a little busier as she takes on roles with the Black Student Union, academic senate, and a fellowship with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

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