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Biology

Our graduates are well-prepared for careers, professional schools or graduate schools.

We offer a bachelor of science, a combined bachelor plus master of science, a master of science and a doctor of philosophy in biology. Undergraduate students can choose biomedical science or ecological/environmental science. The undergraduate programs emphasize scientific knowledge and theory partnered with hands-on experience in the laboratory and in the field. Biology majors enjoy individualized attention from our faculty and are encouraged to participate in undergraduate research opportunities with them. 

The Bachelor of Science

Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

The Bachelor of Science

Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

Graduate Research

COVID 19: Science to the Rescue

University of Dayton graduate students in the fall 2020 Biomedical Graduate Student Seminar discuss scientific facts about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduate Research

COVID 19: Science to the Rescue

University of Dayton graduate students in the fall 2020 Biomedical Graduate Student Seminar discuss scientific facts about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Stories
Research 12.06.21

The American Association of University Women awarded Loan Bui, visiting assistant professor of biology, a $29,680 fellowship to help further her research at the University of Dayton on cures for diseases such as cancer.

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Sciences 10.25.21

The National Institutes of Health awarded University of Dayton geneticists Amit Singh and Madhuri Kango-Singh a five-year, $1.65 million grant to study how genes regulate three-dimensional patterning and growth during early eye development to understand the genetic basis of childhood retinal diseases and birth defects in the human eye.

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Campus and Community 08.10.21

A new University of Dayton initiative to connect Dayton high school students to the city’s urban forests sprouted from a donor’s small gift to the College of Arts and Sciences.

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