Department of Biology | The University of Akron

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY | THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

ACADEMICS

Undergraduate degree

Learn more about the the benefits and requirements of a bachelor's of science in biology.

Degree in biology

Graduate programs

We offer graduate training through two exceptional programs:

Master's of Science in Biology

Ph.D in Integrated Bioscience

BS/MD program

Earn a bachelor's of science degree from UA and an M.D. from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in six or seven years.

Learn about BS/MD

Undergraduate research

Interested in doing research with a biology faculty member? Biological problems credit is available for involvement with some faculty. If interested, talk to faculty members about their research and ask if they might be able to sponsor you in their lab.

Details

Seminars and discussion groups

Research projects are a big part of the activity in the Department of Biology. Faculty and student research spans from molecules, cells, organisms and their interactions with the environment. Take a look at some of the projects that our graduate students are working on right now.

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Honors research project in biology

Honors students interested in doing their honors research project with a member of the Department of Biology should read our Honors Project Guide. It will help you get the most out of your honors-project experience and will help assure that you will be on track to finish in time.