The study of life is the perfect preparation for yours.
Lewis University has been ranked #6 by Zippia.com as one of the Best Colleges in Illinois for Biology majors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 11% growth in biology careers by 2026.
What can I do with a Biology degree from Lewis?
Biology degree is an excellent choice for the 21st century, with an inter-disciplinary curriculum that includes mathematics, chemistry and physics to provide you with a deep understanding of the living world around us. Your Biology degree will prepare you for career opportunities right after Lewis in healthcare, medicine and scientific research, or for grad school in a biology-related field. Learn more about your career options with a Biology degree.
Even if you're not exactly sure what you want to do after Lewis, all of our Biology degree students take a common core of classes so you're prepared to pursue any career path you find yourself drawn to. But many of our students already have a specific career in mind when they come to Lewis, and see our Biology degree program as their perfect first step.
Pre-Health Professional Programs
Our Biology degree program is the perfect pre-professional preparation for your future graduate program and health professions career.
Pre-Chiropractic (Doctoral Option)
Pre-Pharmacy (Doctoral Option)
Pre-Podiatry (Doctoral Option)
Allied Health Programs
Take advantage of our prestigious affiliations to earn your clinical specialty bachelor's or master's degree.
A Personal Approach to Learning
We have high expectations for our Biology degree students, but we will provide you with the individual attention and support structure to make sure you succeed. Our faculty, each whom hold the highest degrees in their field, are not only your professors, but your advisors - mentoring you through your entire time at Lewis - and often after.
View a sample 4-year schedule breakdown.
For individuals interested in a career in science but unlikely to pursue grad school after Lewis, the Biology B.A. program offers a slightly less intense math and technical curriculum.
B.S. or B.A. in Biology to M.A. in Secondary Education 4+1 option
Earn your bachelor's in biology and master's in secondary education in less time than it would take to complete both degrees separately.
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