Why Study Biology?

We designed USF’s Biology program to give you a comprehensive overview of the field of biology. The degree offers several personalized options, giving you the opportunity to study the science that most interests you. Want to study health? Molecular biology? Ecology? Physiology?

Our career-driven degrees make sure you have the skills you need to enter medical or graduate school, or start a lab career after graduation.


Years at 100%. All of our applicants get accepted into graduate school


Number of places for field research opportunities located across the United States


Percentage of biology students who experience hands-on laboratory work

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said biologists:

  • Work well in teams
  • Don’t mind getting their hands dirty
  • Can work in a variety of environments
  • Have good observation skills

Skills You'll Obtain

Cellular and molecular biology, ecology and evolutionary biology and classical biology

Networking: Every week, our biology students attend seminars with local scientists

Working knowledge of industry-specific lab equipment

A Biology major at the University of Saint Francis provides you with the broadest education possible towards future job opportunities. Companies and graduate schools are looking for students who are well rounded and have a complete holistic understanding of the world around them.– Dr. Michael Bechill, Assistant Professor

Explore Biology

Explore what the Biology program has to offer at the University of Saint Francis. Develop your skills in the Biology field as you work along side some of the top employers in the area.


After Graduation

A bachelor’s degree will help you build a diverse skill set, which means you have plenty of career options. They are as varied as your imagination. With the individual support of your professors, and the strong alumni network, we’ll work with you to get a job that matches your skills and your interests.

Types of careers you may have after you graduate include:

  • Lab manager
  • Public health manager
  • Veterinary assistant
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Healthcare professional
  • Conservationist
  • Teacher (requires additional licensure)