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Biology, B.S. – Molecular Biology

Gain a solid foundation in the biological sciences, with a particular focus in molecular biology, to prepare you for a career in medicine, dentistry, podiatry, and more.

What You’ll Learn

The Biology, B.S. with a Molecular Biology concentration allows you to undertake cutting-edge independent research with our faculty scientists, and gain real-world experience through internships at leading facilities such as Pfizer, MIT, New York-Presbyterian, and more.

The degree includes 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.

With the concentration in Molecular Biology, you’ll choose from electives in areas such as virology, genetic engineering, immunology, pharmacology, and more, allowing you to prepare for a career in biotechnology, genetics, biomedical research, and more.

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
  • Biomedical Engineer/ Researcher
  • Biotechnologist
  • Chemist
  • 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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Abdel Soliman (B.S. ’17)

Intern

After beginning his college career at age 16, Abdel received a prestigious internship with Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, while at New York Tech.

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Monicah Jebor (B.S. ’21)

Student-Athlete

A native of Eldoret, Kenya, Monicah is a student-athlete. The cross country star was recognized as a Women’s Rookie of the Week twice during one season by the East Coast Conference (ECC).

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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.

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 a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

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New Student Academic Convocation

Long Island, NY | New York, NY | September 10, 2021 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

All incoming students in Fall 2021 enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Computing Sciences, School of Architecture & Design, School of Management; and School of Health Professions are invited to this official celebration of the beginning of their academic career at New York Tech.

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Alumni Profile: Jiawen (Mani) Huang

August 05, 2021

When Jiawen (Mani) Huang (M.S. ’20) graduated from the physician assistant studies program, she had already been offered a position at New York-Presbyterian—Queens Emergency Department. By the fall of 2020, she was thrust into emergency patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about her journey.

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