Undergraduate biology majors in our department can choose from multiple emphases. Biological Sciences offers students high-quality courses and hands-on research experience. With a major in Biological Science, students can have an emphasis in Biomedical Science, Ecology and Conservation Science, and Environmental Science. Students can also major in Biological Sciences Education and Comprehensive Science Education.
The Department of Biological Sciences is an excellent place to pursue your advanced degree because we offer both Masters and PhD degrees in a wide variety of inter and intra-disciplinary programs. Our graduates go on to successful careers in the sciences, academics, industry, health professions, government agencies, and private business.
The Department offers programs leading to a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Biology. The department also participates in inter-disciplinary programs in Natural Resource Management, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, Genomics, Cellular and Molecular Biology and STEM Education.
Our program provides a hands-on experience in biological research and focuses on student experience and interests. Our students finish their degrees well prepared to excel in tomorrow’s careers. NDSU students have access and to:
State-of-the-Art Classrooms and Labs
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Classes are innovative and student-centered. You’ll conduct research using cutting-edge techniques in microbiology, ecology, genomics and behavior.