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Your Biology education prepares you to move ahead in a variety of fields

Biology

A Bridge to Careers in Science, Medicine and Health Care

With two floors of brand new state-of-the-art labs and top-flight professors, your Biology education prepares you to move ahead in a variety of fields, from Science to Medicine to Health Care.

Our program prepares you for medical and graduate school as well as professions in a number of fields. St. Francis graduates currently work as physicians and physician assistants; veterinarians; dentists; podiatrists; scientists; teachers; x-ray technicians; sonographers and nurses.

The program prepares students for medical and graduate school and professions in a number of fields.

They have gone on to graduate and Ph.D. work at prestigious universities including:

  • Columbia University
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Graduates also pursue careers at biotechnology firms; hospitals; pharmaceutical companies, as well as universities. A degree in Biology prepares you to enter a healthy job market and a career filled with exciting opportunities.

The Biology department at St. Francis College offers majors in:

  • Biology (as preparation for medical and graduate school)
  • Biomedical Science
  • Medical Technology
  • and Radiologic Sciences.

Radiological Sciences is offered jointly with the Center for Allied Health. Radiological Science majors specialize in Radiation Therapy, Radiological Technology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

We encourage Biology students to consider the diverse opportunities available through field placements, internships, or semesters abroad. Many of our students conduct summer research projects at esteemed institutions including:

  • NYU Medical School
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • New York City Department of Health

and at companies such as Pfizer, Colgate-Palmolive, and numerous hospitals.

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