Why Study Biology at Elms College?

At Elms College, our biology program emphasizes hands-on experience, small classes, personal attention, career guidance, and extracurricular opportunities. In addition to classroom learning in well-equipped labs, you have the chance to present your own research at scientific conferences, and co-author scientific articles with faculty and other students.

Our program gives you a broad theoretical and research background in the major areas of biology, preparing you to teach, conduct research, or study in medical, veterinary or other professional graduate programs. The curriculum can be tailored to meet your career goals through electives that round out the required courses in the major.

Students interested in majoring in biology are invited to apply to the ElmSTEM scholarship program.

What Can You Do With a Biology Degree?

Our alumni are found in classrooms, pathology laboratories, research laboratories, colleges and universities, hospitals, doctors' offices, and government agencies.

Students often major in biology to prepare for further study in the health field. Click here for more information on our pre-health, pre-medical professional program.

What's the Next Step?

Take a look at the curriculum for our program, contact us to learn more, or sign up for a campus visit. Ready to apply? You can do it online.

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Michael Zulch

Class of 2017

"As I progress, I can possibly do my own experimentation and take it in a direction of my own.”

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