Biology at Siena College
As a Biology Major, you will develop an appreciation of biology at all Levels
—From molecules to ecosystems — integrated within the context of Darwinian Evolution
Our unique combination of academic rigor and close student-faculty relationships give our graduates the strong foundation they need for successful careers in all fields of Biology. Regardless of your specific career path, the critical thinking and hands-on laboratory and field skills that you develop while a biology major will give you a significant advantage over the competition when entering graduate programs and careers.
We know our Saints are looking for a flexible and custom education, so we created a program that does just that. From engineering to zoology, to careers in healthcare and more.
Our graduates are also successful in gaining admission to competitive graduate and professional programs. Small, faculty-taught classes focus on critical thinking and active engagement through a broad-based, laboratory-intensive curriculum. Our students have the opportunity to experience independent research, study abroad opportunities, internships, and second majors.
They work at respected companies like ACUMED, Advanced Scientifics, Boston Heart Diagnostics Laboratory, General Electric, GeneWiz, Life Technologies, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, NYS Police Forensics Department, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and Regeneron.