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Biological Sciences

Discover, Examine, Explore: Study Life on Earth through the Department of Biological Sciences at Bridgewater State University

From infinitesimally small cells to colossal biological systems, explore the science of life in Bridgewater State University’s Department of Biological Sciences.

Through our bachelor’s degree in biology programs, you’ll study everything from molecular genetics and neurobiology to immunology and ecology.

Searching for graduate schools for biology? In addition to our bachelor’s in biology degree programs, you may earn a master’s degree in biology at BSU, too.

Whether you’re an undergrad or grad student, you’ll use advanced instruments like light and fluorescent microscopes and electrophoretic equipment to conduct research.

With a bachelor’s in biology or a master’s degree in biology, you may pursue graduate or professional programs, conduct research, solve environmental problems or teach future scientists.

Our Department of Biological Sciences recognizes the growing need for scientists and health professionals. Biology careers require highly trained individuals with a bachelor’s degree in biology or master’s degree in biology — plus the technical skills and understanding of the principles and practices of biological sciences.

Develop this and more through our:  

  • Flexible curriculum and research opportunities
  • Top-notch labs with equipment comparable to what you’ll find in the industry
  • Small class sizes and extensive interaction with faculty
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