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Biology Department

Biology Department


  • Phone

    (585) 389-2667
  • Email
  • Location

    Peckham Hall
  • Fax

    (585) 389-2672

With choices like a career in veterinary medicine, to a professor of biology, to laboratory research, Nazareth's rigorous biology programs are designed to give students the tools needed for successful careers after graduation.

Program Offerings:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • Toxicology
Science & Math Scholarships

Students pursuing degrees in science and math may be eligible for a National Science Foundation scholarship. Learn more.

Nazareth College's Biology Department offers exciting undergraduate programs in Biology, Environmental Science and Sustainability, Toxicology, and Biology Education. The undergraduate programs consist of a combination of core courses with lectures, laboratory work, specialty seminars and research opportunities.

Why Choose Nazareth Science Programs?

  • Small class size - Lecture classes in the major above the freshmen level typically have less than 20 students, and the maximum number of students in all labs (majors and non-majors) is 16.
  • Intimacy of our faculty/student relationships - Most freshmen classes and all upper-level classes have the same instructor in both lecture and lab.
  • Hands-on training - Experiential education in biology labs equipped with state-of-the-art technology provide excellent career preparation.
  • Vast research opportunities - We have a strong focus on the undergraduate research experience; learning science is doing science.
  • Great track record - Nazareth alumni have a high level of success in getting admitted to medical, veterinary, dental, and graduate schools.

Nazareth College prepares students for math and science careers in research, conservation, teaching, medicine, other health care professions, and industry. If you are committed to excellence and serious about the study of biological sciences, we would love to hear from you.

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