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Biology Programs at Reinhardt University

College of Humanities, Sciences, and Technology
Bachelor | On Campus

The Bachelor of Science program in Biology prepares students for medical school, dental school, veterinary school, pharmacy school, and a variety of graduate programs (both Masters and Doctoral programs) in the biological sciences. It also prepares students for a multitude of technical positions in government service, education, the military, private industry, or other areas in the private sector. In addition, the Division of Math and Science offers all courses required to prepare students to enter the following programs at the third year level: engineering, mathematics, respiratory therapy, x-ray technician, physician assistant, medical technology, health information management, and others.

What You’ll Learn at RU

Students have the ability to do research with professors, go to conferences to share their findings,  get experience presenting data to other scientists, and build a network of peers as well as mentors for their next steps upon graduation.

Many of our students have participated in study abroad opportunities that let them delve into and briefly live in the worlds they are studying, like Costa Rica and Ecuador/Galápagos.

Our students have gone into pre-professional programs to become doctors, veterinarians, physical therapists, dentists, pharmacists, teachers, graduate students doing scientific research, and more!

Biology Classes You’ll Take

Here are a few of the Biology classes you might take while pursuing your degree:

  • Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology (with lab)
  • General Zoology (with lab)
  • Biology Seminar
  • Principles of Ecology (with lab)

Here are a few of the classes you might take for your major electives:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Cell Biology and Physiology
  • Immunobiology
  • Aquatic Zoology
  • Biochemistry

Careers in Biology


Average salary in biology as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Expected career growth for medical scientists from 2022-32 as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Possible Careers

Careers in biology encompass a vast array of opportunities ranging from conducting research in laboratories to exploring biodiversity in natural environments, all aimed at understanding and contributing to the intricate workings of living organisms and ecosystems. Some possible career choices for someone interested in Biology are:

  • Research Scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Bioinformatics Specialist
  • Medical Technologist
  • Science Writer/Communicator
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Botanist
  • Zoologist
  • Ecologist
  • Science Teacher/Professor

Biology Program Details

Tuition and Fees

Reinhardt’s affordable tuition helps you get the personal attention and real-world experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Nearly all students at Reinhardt University receive some sort of financial aid or scholarship. Find out what options you may be eligible for.

Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations and activities round out the total educational program at Reinhardt University. And there is something for everyone, from sports and outdoor recreation, to student government and leadership opportunities, to multicultural and faith-based groups.

Campus Living

Living on campus is an essential part of the college experience and will help you adjust to college life. You’ll have more opportunities to interact with faculty and friends, get involved in activities, and have easy access to classes, the library, performing arts, recreational, and athletic facilities.