Penn State Schuylkill offers the general option of the bachelor of science degree in Biology, which enables students to tailor their program for graduate study in many fields of biology or careers requiring broad backgrounds and diverse skills in the biological sciences. Students can select courses from a variety of areas of contemporary biology.

Career opportunities include:

  • Environmental consultants
  • Water quality specialists
  • Waste management specialists
  • Horticulturists
  • Teachers and professors
  • Chemical technicians
  • Pharmaceutical administrators

Graduate opportunities:

This degree is intended for students who plan to secure advanced degrees through graduate study, students who are interested in work with various governmental agencies or industries having biological responsibilities, and students who want to prepare for careers in medicine or other health-related professions.

For more information about the Biology degree program, contact:

Dr. Rod M. Heisey
Program Coordinator