- 120 Credits
- School of Health and Natural Sciences
- Dobbs Ferry
The Biology B.S. provides students with a comprehensive foundation in the life sciences and is ideal for those interested in careers in biological research, health care or teaching.
The critical thinking skills, quantitative reasoning and research experiences provide the groundwork for application to graduate school in the biological sciences and postgraduate professional and graduate schools.
The Biology program prepares students for careers in the life sciences, medicine and biomedical sciences, as well as for teaching, graduate school or medical school.
This program sets students up to apply to graduate school in the biological sciences and schools of:
- Veterinary medicine
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Physician assistant
- and more
The Biology Program
Hear from biology students about their experiences in the program.
Meet RJ- a Biology Major at Mercy
Mercy undergraduate RJ Bradley-Ortiz is excited to finally be back on campus and in the science lab. She is also thankful for where her Mercy degree is taking her and looks forward to the future!
Meet Dr. Patricio Mujica Urzua, PhD
Dr. Patricio Mujica Urzua, PhD, SHNS discusses the use of critical questioning in the classroom. To learn more about evidence-informed practices used by Mercy faculty, we invite you to visit the Center for Teaching and Learning page.
The Mercy Advantage
- Full-time or part-time enrollment
- Meaningful academic advising from faculty
- Cell culture facility
- DNA sequencer
- Participate in cooperative education
- Preparation for Medical College Admission Test