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Biology, B.S. – Molecular Biology Concentration

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.

Interested in becoming a teacher? Our Accelerated (4+1) program offers you the opportunity to get your teaching certificate at an accelerated rate. Earn your Biology, B.S. with a Molecular Biology concentration and your Adolescent Education, M.A.T. in just five years.

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
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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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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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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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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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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Long Island, NY | February 20, 2024

Charles Siguenza first came to New York Tech as an employee at the Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center. Now working toward his physical therapy degree, he hopes to honor his late father and help change patients’ lives through his work.

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