Degree Programs

The Department of Biology [link directs to detailed Biology program information from the current GMU catalog] offers bachelor degree programs in biology that provide a sound liberal arts education with substantial experience in quantitative and analytical thought, along with preparation for a related profession. In addition to ensuring the strong background necessary for graduate study in the many fields of biological science, the broad range of courses available at Mason allows students to develop careers in many areas, including secondary school teaching, environmental management, microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics, and natural history. Alternatively, students may prepare for postgraduate studies in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, wildlife management, fisheries biology, or marine science. The program also offers a Medical Laboratory Science, BS. Additional information can be found at the Department of Biology’s web site at biology.gmu.edu or by visiting the Department of Biology’s office in Exploratory Hall, Suite 1200.

§ Biology, B.A. (no concentration)
[Concentration in Biology Education (with Licensure) (BIED) is now offered through CEHD – please contact them]

§ Biology, B.S.  (no concentration)
[Concentration in Biology Education (with Licensure) (BIED) is now offered through CEHD – please contact them]

§ Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.

§ Biology, B.S./Biology, Accelerated M.S

§ Career Changer’s Biological Sciences Undergraduate Certificate

§ Biology Minor

Read more about Biology Department Policies, the Honors Program in Biology, the Writing-Intensive Requirement, Teacher Licensure, Biology for Non-Majors, and more at: http://catalog.gmu.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=29&ent_oid=3850