University of Vermont

Biological Science is for people who love life. The formal study of life is possible only in an atmosphere of academic rigor and intellectual excitement. It requires a desire to explore and discover while finding out what it means to “stand on the shoulders of giants.”

Biological Science is a degree of utmost relevance in today’s job market, with many meaningful and rewarding career options.

Discoveries within Biological Science increasingly provide the basis for cutting-edge advances in technology, pharmacology/biotech, sustainable practices, and complex systems.

Policy development at both national and global levels is impacted by Biological Science in areas such as conservation, bioethics, and public health.

UVM’s Biological Science program is designed to give students access to top-quality instruction, advising, and mentoring through research opportunities while providing maximum flexibility in fulfilling their degrees.