Gain enhanced practical experience through research projects in our labs, in the field, and through internships with regional companies including biotechnology firms and research institutes.
Hands-on lab experience
Develop research skills using high-quality, research-grade equipment in our newly renovated science labs. In addition to lab courses, you can pursue a faculty-mentored research project.
What can I do with this major?
Our graduates pursue careers as lab technicians, research biologists, and state biologists. They are employed with organizations dedicated to biotechnology, the environment, or health-related fields. Many are also accepted to top medical, veterinary, and graduate schools.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.
Faculty with broad expertise
Our faculty have extensive research expertise, including in immunology, neurobiology, animal behavior, and marine ecology, among other areas. All full-time faculty hold PhDs in their discipline.
Connecting you to graduate school
Our partnerships with Tufts Medical School, the Roux Institute, and UNE School of Pharmacy give biology majors a leg up in medical school and graduate school admission.