About the Biology Major

If you’re looking to pursue a biology undergraduate degree from a strong Midwestern University located in Ohio, take a closer look at the University of Mount Union. Our exceptional experience offers everything from personal attention and hands-on experience to state-of-the-art facilities and a well-rounded curriculum.

Our biology major will provide you with an understanding of life as a process and an extraordinarily high degree of hands-on involvement. You'll have unique opportunities to participate in experiential learning studies in the field at our own Nature Center and off-campus sites, or work hand in hand with our faculty on research that complements your future aspirations.

“I love that my professors put so much effort, time and attention to getting to know and help us in and outside of the classroom,” said Mount Union biology major Sara Fountain. “There is mutual respect and openness in all of my classes. We have the flexibility and chance to speak our minds and to share our thoughts in a safe setting.”

As a biology major at Moutn Union, you will enjoy small classes, a wide range of upper level courses, interesting field trips to apply classroom knowledge and diverse education opportunities at the University of Mount Union.

“I have greatly enjoyed my time in the biology program. What I have found most interesting is how the courses offered have given me the opportunity to have an intensive and diverse biology education,” said Mount Union biology major Scott Whisler. “Before entering the biology program, I saw biology as a narrow ‘study of life.’ While that is the fundamental concept behind biology, I have come to find that it is also much more. The various educational opportunities will allow me to bring a wide breadth of knowledge to my passion, career and co-workers.”

Mount Union's biology program ranked #1 in Ohio, #8 in the Great Lakes region, and #37 in the nation as a best value in College Factual's 2018 rankings.

What can you do with a biology degree? There are a number of biology careers and programs that you can pursue.

Following graduation, those who have completed the biology undergraduate program have pursued further training through research programs (Master’s degree and Ph.D.) in biology, microbiology and immunology, ecology, genetics and biomedicine as well as professional programs in healthcare including medicine (D.O. and M.D.), optometry, physician assistant studies, nursing, dentistry and pharmacy.

Learn more about the value of an education from Mount Union.

Become a student at the University of Mount Union by applying online today or scheduling a campus visit to learn more.

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