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What You Learn

You can pursue a variety of options through the biology program at Kean.

Our bachelor of arts degree option trains students to teach or provides the foundation of a health-related career path.

The bachelor of science option is ideal for students looking to pursue advanced graduate or professional degrees within the areas of biotechnology, molecular biology, biomedical research, microbiology and medicine.

  • Understand cells and how communities of organisms live together
  • Research the effects of human activity on biodiversity
  • Safeguard the natural world against environmental threats
  • Learn to teach biology to young minds
  • Practice new treatments and advancements in biotechnology and health care
  • Evaluate, plan and administer treatment programs for patients

You can also take biology courses at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

Adriana Tagliaferro
Brenna Levine
Brian Teasdale
Caris Davis
Kim Spaccarotella
Laura Lorentzen
Lucas Kirby
Maria Gemmellaro
Maria Shumskaya
Nancy Lafleur
Patrick Field
Sara Maass-meyer
Sasmita Mishra

Also: Anna Blice-Baum, Evros Vassiliou, Jesus Ballesteros Chavez, Kerrylynn Konecny, Kristie Reilly, Louis Scala, Rongsun Pu and Xiaobo Yu

Program Options:

B.A. in Biology

B.S. in Biology | Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology falls under the School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences.

B.A. in Biology | Dual Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities and K-12

B.A. in Biology | Teacher Certification, K-12

B.A. in Biology | Physician Assistant Track - Thru Spring 2019 Only

B.S. in Biology | Cell and Molecular Biology

B.S. in Biology | Forensic Option

B.S. in Biology | Health Professions Track

Concentrations for Pre-Med, Pre-DPT, Pre-PA and Pre-OT students.

Curriculum Sheets and 4-Year Plans

Also available

Clock tower through view of flowers

Kean students are exposed to the best opportunities available. Each student leaves having confidence that the education they have received will be of benefit in the future."

Linda Yarfi '18
Grants recipient, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and Emerging Researchers National Conference
Linda Yarfi Biology Student

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology buildings

I am very grateful to all the professors who helped, encouraged and taught me what I needed to follow my dreams. I cherish all the memories I made on campus."

Shivani Shah '17
Pharm.D. student at Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Shivani Shah Biology Student

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