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Biologists strive to make new discoveries about life on Earth. Morehead State offers a Bachelor of Science in Biology to prepare you for a successful, rewarding scientific career. You will learn not only through class lectures, but also through hands-on experience in required labs. You will have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members through MSU's Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, and you'll have the chance to publish your work and present it at MSU's annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and at regional and national conferences. The courses cover a range of biology topics, including molecules, cells, organisms, interactions between organisms and more. If you're interested in a pre-med program, MSU offers a number of specialty tracks to prepare you for health professional or medical school.


You can choose from the following options in biology:

Biology 4+1 program

MSU's unique 4+1 program allows eligible students to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in five years. 

Program Requirements

The first step is admission to Morehead State University, see MSU admission requirements.
For course lists and program requirements please visit the undergraduate catalog.

Career Opportunities

A bachelor's degree in biology will prepare you for post-graduate study in your chosen specialty. For complete details about careers in  biology, visit the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  website.

MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.