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Biology BS

Bachelor of Science in Biology

How do living things work and interact with the natural world? Majoring in Biology explores this question and helps you comprehensively learn about the vast and diverse world of living organisms. By pursuing this Bachelor of Science degree, you will gain an understanding of the complex ecology of the world, along with the foundation to pursue further study in graduate school. The Biology program at Armstrong serves to equip you with the necessary knowledge and tools for careers in biological fields. Within this degree, you can choose to enter either the cell and molecular biology or marine biology track. 

Industry Highlights

The median annual wage for biological technicians is $39,750.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Health Professions
  • Research
  • Conservation
  • Environmental Management
  • Public or Private Education
  • Entry-Level Work

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of our fully-equipped labs, which house modern instrumentation that supports the biology curriculum. Internship opportunities in research, applied biology, medical professions and environmental education are also available at local laboratories.

NEWS:

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Dr. Delana Gajdosik-Nivens Promoted to Dean of the College of Science and Technology

(January 23, 2017) – Dr. Delana Gajdosik-Nivens has been promoted to the position of dean of the College of Science and Technology at Armstrong State University and began her new role Jan. 1, 2017. Gajdosik-Nivens served as the interim dean of the College of Science and Technology since June 2016.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

Read More Armstrong Employees, University Recognized for Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve Service Members

(December 16, 2016) – On Dec. 15, Ret. Col. Ed Wexler of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented Patriot Awards to College of Science and Technology Interim Dean Delana Gajdosik-Nivens and Armstrong Police Chief Wayne R. Willcox. U.S. Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter attended the ceremony and addressed the audience.

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