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Explore the diversity of modern biology and biotech.
In the Biology Department at Worcester State University, we provide you with a solid understanding of the biological sciences through a dynamic integration of classroom learning, laboratory investigation, and fieldwork. Our department offers majors in biology and biotechnology—the only public program of its kind in Massachusetts—as well as a minor in biology. Our accomplished professors illuminate the diversity of modern biology in courses like Ecology, Genetics, and Microbiology. Through our challenging curriculum, you’ll hone important critical thinking, problem-solving, and technical skills that are relevant to a wide array of disciplines including chemistry, psychology, medicine, and pharmacology.