Biology Degree

A biology degree from Mount Mercy University explores a wide variety of topics including genetics, ecology, environmental science, molecular and cellular biology, and human biology including related topics of chemistry, physics and mathematics

Biology majors receive an education that prepares them for medical careers, research, education, conservation and more.  Our pre-professional program offers preparatory courses for students wishing to train as physicians, dentists, physical therapists, physician assistants, and occupational therapists.  Biology majors also have successful careers in forensic science, education, research, industry, and ecology, and several earn advanced degrees in graduate school.

Along with a diverse array of courses, biology majors often complete minors in chemistry, psychology, and more.  Students are also involved in athletics, student government, several clubs, and educational outreach with the Science Club.  With careful planning and development, students explore a variety of options to suit their interests.