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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
06.07.22

Nine University of Dayton students and recent graduates won competitive national fellowships to pursue advanced degrees, study internationally or teach abroad during the 2022-23 academic year.

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Sciences 02.08.22

Abigail Lee, a senior biology major, and Hayley Jesse, a junior chemical engineering major, are the first students to complete the University of Dayton’s quality assurance in the life science industries minor.

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Research 01.31.22

University of Dayton senior Hannah Darnell was one of two undergraduate students selected to present research at the 2021 Midwest Drosophila Conference in October at Indiana University in Bloomington. She was awarded honorable mention for her presentation.

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