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Biology, B.S.

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 hands-on, real-world research opportunities in areas such as anatomy and histology, animal behavior, biochemistry, cancer biology, genetics, microbiology, neuroscience, and molecular and cellular biology.

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Who We Are

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Adding a minor can give extra value to your degree, boosting your appeal to employers and to graduate and post-degree programs.

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See the world and develop a new perspective by studying abroad.

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What We Do

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

NYIT undergraduates in Life Sciences participate in major research projects at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Food Scientist
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Veterinarian

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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