Taylor’s Biology department exposes its students to advanced biology internships, research in cell and molecular biology, biology courses focused on current scientific trends, and a breadth of real-world experiences guaranteed to prepare them for a career in biology or further education in graduate school. Whether you’re pursuing biology education, biology research, or medical school, dental school, or another pre-professional school, Taylor’s Biology faculty will actively advise you one-on-one to help you choose the best long-term path.
Because our Biology professors are wildly diverse, including a molecular biologist, cell biologist, physiologist, zoologist, and science education specialist, each faculty member will engage and uniquely challenge you to relate your education to your Christianity.
Taylor’s Biology department offers numerous ways to grow professionally outside of the classroom, including:
To help Biology students expand their horizons, Biology faculty and other science professors host numerous trips that allow students to study biology abroad. Explore national landmarks like the Black Hills region of South Dakota or the Rocky Mountains, or travel internationally on medical missions trips or with health outreach programs. Gain real experience working with in the industry as a hospital intern, field biologist or wildlife biologist, or research biologist.
Taylor Biology grads have been hired by major hospitals, the U.S. government, and high-profile national organizations, such as Mayo Clinic, Eli Lilly and Company, Roche Pharmaceutical, World Vision, and Medair.
With a BS or BA in Biology, you could pursue a variety of life science careers, including genetic counselor, botanist, forester, zoologist, and biological technician, among others. Biology Education majors will be equipped to pursue one of these biology careers or a career as a high school biology teacher or middle school science teacher.
Graduates of the Biology department have also been accepted to some of the nation’s premier graduate and medical schools, including:
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Every May for the last 15 years, Dr. Jan Reber of the Biology department has taken her Vertebrate Natural History class to the shores of Lake Eerie fo...
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This past January, Professor Elizabeth Hasenmyer introduced BIO 170, Costal Biology, to the Biology department. The brand new class gave non-Biology m...
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Thanks to a generous donation, Taylor University's biology department has a state-of-the-art microscope with which its students can study and research...