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Biology student looking into a microscope

Medical. Environmental. Laboratory.

Want a flexible and comprehensive curriculum? Practical experience in labs and internships? Individual mentoring from your professors? Check out USF’s Biology Department and start the process to launch a very successful career.

USF’s Biology Department offers seven personalized degree programs. Each professor has a different professional background, which means you benefit from a diverse set of ideas, backgrounds, and expertise.   

Your Success

Turn your love of problem solving in to a job. At USF, you will receive the knowledge you need to begin your career in healthcare, in environmental science, or in a lab. You’ll work in the field and get your hands dirty. You’ll learn research methods and perform your own independent research. We’ll push you to work independently and as part of a team. This strong foundation makes our graduates successful, and they thank us for it.

Our alumni network helps with internships and career placement after graduation.  Whatever your goals – whether you want to go on for an advanced degree, or jump right into a career – we have the tools to make sure you’re successful.

Our Faculty

USF is student-centered, so our professors are teachers first.

But they also actively contribute to the research in their fields.

They have research backgrounds in cellular biology, environmental science, forest ecology, human anatomy and physiology, mammalian anatomy and physiology, marine biology, microbiology, and zoology.

Our Results

Work in the field. In the lab. Complete an internship. However you want to study biology, you will learn the skills in our undergraduate programs. Our comprehensive curriculum, mentoring professors, field study opportunities, and extensive alumni network ensures student success – in whatever field you choose to pursue.

The USF Community

At USF, you’ll be surrounded by people who care as much as you do. You will meet people who push you to do better work. Our students often complete research projects together – or work independently with their professors. Our students say that our community makes campus feel like home.

You’ll take those personal relationships with you into your professional career, and who knows, maybe you’ll be the one connecting USF students to internships in a few years.


Join Our Community

Are you passionate about making the world better? Come influence the future with us. USF’s success rate proves we’ve got what it takes to make sure you excel in your profession. Are you ready to succeed?

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