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Alexis Pennings, Class of 2014 and current Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine student. -“The biology program at UMW was the perfect stepping-stone on my way to veterinary school.”
Alexis Pennings, Class of 2014 and current Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine student.   -“The biology program at UMW was the perfect stepping-stone on my way to veterinary school.”
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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

 

To keep up with department news and events, students should self-enroll in the department’s Canvas site:


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You can send comments and suggestions for the next issue of the newsletter by sending an email to Professor Dianne Baker.