Careers in the biological sciences are challenging and intensely
rewarding, and there are a wealth of opportunities available to
those with a hunger to understand how living things work and
interact with the natural world.
You can prepare for these opportunities by earning your Bachelor
of Science Degree in Biology at St. John's University. Offered by
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the 126-credit program is
your ticket to success in this demanding field. Biologists study
living organisms and their relationship to the environment. Most
specialize in fields such as anatomy, botany, embryology, genetics,
oceanography and pathology.
There are several exciting career paths you can follow as a
biologist including: research, health care, environmental
management and conservation and education. Graduates often combine
their scientific training with interests in other fields including:
biotechnology, forensic science, mathematics, economics, politics
Biology students at St. John’s benefit from an internationally
known faculty and outstanding academic resources. Through
coursework and research opportunities, students develop a broad
vocabulary in biology and master the ability to communicate complex
scientific concepts in writing, speech and visual
Graduates have confidence in their understanding of the
foundational principles of biology, proficiency in the techniques
and practical applications of modern field and laboratory biology,
and the ability to conduct scientific studies of biological systems
and present findings in scientific formats.
We invite you to learn more about the Bachelor of Science degree
in Biology at St. John’s by exploring our program requirements,
objectives, academic resources and faculty.
Ales Vancura, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair