Major in Biology

Become a biologist • Prepare for your career • Make an impact

Investigate the natural world.

As a biology major, JBU prepares you for various careers and graduate school in biology or professional school in health-related fields. You can train to work as a biologist in laboratory or field settings, and your program of study can be customized to serve your interests and career aspirations.

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Get hands-on experience

JBU students have access to the latest technology and equipment including a state-of-the-art Autoclave, a multi-species Greenhouse, a Tissue Culture Lab, a Microscopy Lab, a Human Cadaver Lab, and multiple teaching/research labs. Students will utilize these resources while learning to collaborate with others.

Publish research

Work with faculty on their research initiatives or conduct your own undergraduate research projects to ultimately publish findings in regional or national scientific journals.

Land a great job

The demand for biologists continues to grow. Microbiologists have a median salary of $84,400. For more career outlook information, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Discover how JBU will prepare you for success in the biology industry.

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What to expect as a biology student at JBU

Get into medical school

Approximately 75% of JBU's biology students further their education in graduate or medical school.

Publish research

Work with faculty on their research initiatives or conduct your own undergraduate research projects to ultimately publish findings in national scientific journals.

Gain lab experience

JBU students have access to labs with the latest technology and equipment including an aquarium, a greenhouse, a tissue culture lab, a microscope lab, small and large equipment labs, several research labs, multiple teaching labs and the Human Anatomy Cadaver Lab.

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Equip yourself for a successful career and a life of purpose.

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