The Department of Biology offers majors in Biology and Biomedical Sciences along with minors in Biology and Forensic Science.

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The Biology Department offers a strong hands-on curriculum that starts with foundational courses followed by specialized courses to give our graduates a competitive edge for advanced studies or employment in the biological sciences. Students in the Department may also engage in faculty-directed research, field biology courses, or a co-op in the biological sciences.

We offer an impressive selection of courses including Animal Behavior, Aquatic Biology, Biotechnology, Biological Forensics, Developmental Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Ecology, Genetics, Evolution, Entomology, and Pathophysiology.  Discover the secrets of life at Mount St. Joseph!

Degrees Offered

  Biology Major
Biology Major blends knowledge of basic scientific processes with an appreciation of the phenomenon of life.
  Biomedical Sciences Major
Biomedical Sciences Major begins your career in the medical sciences with expert guidance and real-life learning experiences.
  Biology Minor
Biology Minor blends knowledge of basic scientific processes with an appreciation of the phenomenon of life.
  Forensic Science Minor
Forensic Science Minor prepares students for careers that blend science with social justice issues.
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Faculty

Maria Brown

PhD Assistant Professor

Heather Evans

Nikki Glenn

Ph. D. Professor

Gene Kritsky

PhD Dean of Behavioral & Natural Sciences

Doug Miller

M.ED. Instructor

Elizabeth Murray

PhD Chair and Professor

Andrew Rosendale

PhD Assistant Professor

Joseph Styga

Ph. D. Professor