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When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Biology from 四虎影视, you鈥檒l gain a broad skill set that will help you build an impactful career in and outside the field of science that may translate to professional careers like environmental lawyer or researcher, or serve as the first step before entering medical school.  

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Achieve More With a Biology Degree From Webster

We鈥檝e designed our BA in Biology program to integrate science and humanities courses to provide a well-rounded curriculum that gives you the freedom to explore your interests and tailor your degree to your career goals. Biology majors at Webster can choose between four areas of emphasis that include:

  • Biodiversity
  • Bioinformatics
  • Education
  • Health Science

Additionally, as you earn your Biology bachelor鈥檚 degree, you鈥檒l have plenty of exciting opportunities to gain experience through real-world internships at organizations such as the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the Saint Louis Zoo and many more. Graduate with an impressive resume, a strong set of skills and knowledge in your topic of interest, and a foundation on which to build your career path.

Earn Dual Degrees in Biology and Nursing


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To take advantage of Webster's 2+2 Program with Barnes-Jewish College, students must:

  • Complete the requirements of the first two years of the BA in Biology program.
  • Complete the 四虎影视 requirements associated with the the Global Citizenship Program prior to entering Goldfarb School of Nursing.
  • Check with the 四虎影视 Financial Aid Office when considering this degree option and prior to applying to the program.
  • Apply to Goldfarb School of Nursing.

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四虎影视 and Goldfarb School of Nursing have partnered to provide a pathway for qualified Webster students to enter into .

Students selected for the 2+2 program will petition to graduate at the end of their fourth year and obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Goldfarb School of Nursing will accept prerequisite coursework from 四虎影视.

NOTE: Due to volume of applicants, entry into Goldfarb School of Nursing is competitive. Consequently, it is possible an applicant will not be accepted into the 2+2 program. However, this should not prevent a student from applying to Goldfarb School of Nursing following completion of their BA Biology degree.

At the current time, the program is open to undergraduate students at the Webster Groves campus.

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Under the agreement, Webster students in the Bachelor of Arts in Biology program can transfer up to 54 hours of pre-nursing coursework into Goldfarb鈥檚 Bachelor of Nursing program. Classes that will be interchangeable include certain science classes, such as anatomy and physiology, microbiology and genetics, as well as core liberal arts courses, like ethics, intro to sociology, public speaking and algebra. When students complete the program, they will earn a dual biology/nursing bachelor鈥檚 degree.

 

 

 


To Apply for the BA in Biology and BS in Nursing 2+2 Program:

Current Webster students: Meet and speak with your academic advisor

Prospective students (incoming freshmen or transfer):

Marko Torres
Student Perspective

鈥淭he inclusive environment at Webster gives you the opportunity to feel welcome and safe. The support of my professors, counselors and advisors have been essential for my academic success.鈥

Marko Torres
Marko Torres

BA in Biology, '22

 

Choose Webster for a BA in Biology

Learn From Experts

Thanks to our small class sizes, you鈥檒l enjoy one-on-one time with our highly esteemed faculty mentors. They bring with them years of experience in many scientific disciplines, including genetics, biochemistry, plant physiology, neurology, chemistry and physics.

Work in State-of-the-Art Labs and Classrooms

Biology majors immerse themselves in the world of science in our dedicated research labs, where they can perform independent research. Our cutting-edge facilities and resources support a comprehensive range of subjects, like genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and cellular biology.

Receive Assistance Paying for Your Biology Degree

To help make our Bachelor of Arts in Biology as accessible as possible, we offer qualified transfer students the chance to apply for the WATTS Scholarship, which can pay up to $10,000 per academic year toward your education.

Customize Your Biology Degree Curriculum

In addition to choosing between our four areas of emphasis, you can also complement your Biology Bachelor鈥檚 degree with a Biological Sciences minor, which allows you to explore the topics that interest you most in more depth. These include:

What Can You Do with a BA in Biology?

Your career possibilities as a Biology major at Webster are vast. Whether you鈥檙e interested in health care, veterinary sciences, law, zoology, research or teaching, earning a Biology BA will set you up to excel in your dream career. Through internships and teaching assistantship opportunities, you鈥檒l gain practical experience working alongside professionals 鈥 all while building a solid network of connections.

Many of our Biology bachelor鈥檚 students go on to graduate programs to study topics such as data science, occupational therapy and bioinformatics. They are accepted at some of the nation鈥檚 top colleges. Our Biology majors have found success in rewarding careers, like:

  • Data Scientist
  • Lab Coordinator
  • Microbiologist
  • Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Chiropractor

Salaries for Biology Majors

Because of the sheer number of careers our Biology degree will qualify you for, your salary greatly depends on your chosen career path. Generally speaking, professionals with a Biology degree earn an average , according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Get Started on Your Bachelor of Arts in Biology Major

Take the next step toward earning your undergraduate biology degree. We are here to help you get started.

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and take the next steps for financial aid and scholarships.

Contact the Admissions Office to Find Out More

If you have more questions about the program, your application or other enrollment-related inquiries, contact our Admissions Office.

Call 314-246-7800 or 800-753-6765 or send an email to admit@webster.edu.