Bachelor of Science — Biology

Broaden Your Understanding of the World with Our Diverse Biology Degree Program

The biology program at MACU provides students with a strong foundation to enter multiple scientific careers, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduate schools and professional health science programs. In addition to classroom and laboratory teaching modules, MACU provides abundant opportunities for faculty-to-student mentorships, peer-to-peer collaborative learning, and critical thinking opportunities related to science research protocol.

Our regionally accredited degree is both challenging and broad enough to lead you towards your career goals as a biologist, laboratory worker, veterinarian and more.  

What Will You Learn in Our Biology Degree Program?

Pursuing a biology degree from MACU means receiving the necessary training to meet your career goals and answer your God-given calling. We desire to provide you with a strong foundation of coursework and hands-on laboratory experience to prepare you for your future as a science professional.

Some of the foundational classes you'll take include zoology, human anatomy, physics, statistics and chemistry. As you progress in the degree program, your major classes will expand to meet your growing knowledge base with courses like genetics, plant anatomy and taxonomy, histology and cell biology. This diverse coursework will pave the way to your future in professional laboratory work or prepare you to pursue a graduate program in fields such as immunology, cell and molecular biology, toxicology or veterinary science. 

Why Choose MACU?

Mid-America Christian University is dedicated to providing students with an education that is Christ-centered, credible and cost-effective. We know you have a lot of choices when it comes to pursuing your biology degree, but MACU provides a unique college experience with small classroom sizes, experienced professors and a rich campus environment for both resident and commuting students. While learning from real-world biology experts who have seen success in their own careers, you will also grow spiritually through weekly chapel services, small groups, student-led devotion sessions, campus clubs and more. 

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