The mission of the biology program at the University of Mary Washington is to provide a strong undergraduate education in the fundamental principles of biology and train students in the research methods and techniques used by biologists. The program is designed to prepare undergraduates for future careers in life sciences research, biotechnology, teaching and related professions, conservation, medicine, dentistry, and other allied health fields.
Graduates of our programs enter a wide variety of careers in the life sciences and gain admission to top graduate and professional schools. Read some of our student success stories here.
The Department offers three majors and one minor, each major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology:
For complete description of all courses offered by the Department of Biological Sciences, please see UMW Course Catalog, Biology