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Bachelor's in Biology, BS or BA

Study the Science of Life with a Bachelor’s in Biology

Your BA or BS degree in biology is the launchpad for a wide array of careers in health care, organismal biology, industry and science education. As a biology major, you’ll work closely with experienced faculty members in small, supportive classes and explore the connections between science and society.


Why Roosevelt for Your Bachelor’s

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Earn A BA or BS

If you’re interested in research or medicine, a bachelor of science in biology will build your scientific skills with course work in biology, math, chemistry, and physics.

A bachelor of arts in biology gives you flexibility to explore other interests at Roosevelt, like public health, psychology and environmental science.

Hands on learning from professor

Hands-on experience beyond the textbook

You can study ecology in Belize, conduct research with faculty on campus or take an internship at places like the Field Museum. Roosevelt students present their scholarship at local, regional and national conferences.

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Fast track to a graduate degree

Accelerated degree tracks save time and money on your master’s degree.


“Professors and peers keep me motivated to keep going at my career goals, regardless of the ups and downs. I used to be so nervous asking for help, thinking my professors were judging me. But, after reaching out for help, they have done everything to keep me on track.”


Aditi Vala 2024
BA Biology, Roosevelt University