Small Class Sizes, Individualized Attention from Faculty
Our biological sciences program entails a rigorous course of study. Students have the opportunity to concentrate in one of four areas:
This flexibility allows you to experience the breadth of biological sciences with a focused specialty. You receive a high-quality educational experience with opportunities for research and internships.
After successfully completing our Bachelor of Science in biology program, you can pursue advanced degrees in environmental or life science, or develop a meaningful career in biological or environmental sciences.
Courses & Topics
You will receive a well-rounded education through our core curriculum and classes in the biology major. Some of the courses in our Bachelor of Science in biological sciences program include:
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Faculty bring industry experience and expertise to the classroom
Learn from faculty who have worked and conducted academic research in the biology and biotechnology fields.
Monday, August 7, 2023
The Point Park University Visit Scholarship — valued at $4,000 — aims to recognize and reward the enthusiasm of prospective students who take the time to experience firsthand the unique educational environment and rich cultural offerings of the Downtown campus.
Friday, May 7, 2021
"I saw that COVID-19 was running rampant, and I wanted to be helpful in some way. I saw that the health care field was in dire need of assistance, and I decided to take initiative."
Thursday, June 18, 2020
"Each concentration in our biological sciences major offers career-specific coursework, laboratories and internships, which prepare students for securing jobs right out of school or continuing their education in graduate/professional studies." — Professors Laura Frost, Ph.D., and Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D.