Biology

  •  Biology student in the top floor greenhouse in AJ Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology


    What is biology?

    Biology is the scientific study of life or living matter in all its forms and processes.  

    What can I do with a degree in biology?

    A degree in the biology gives you a range of career opportunities, including becoming an autopsy specialist, perfusion technologist, laboratory researcher, forensic scientist, pharmaceutical sales person, botanist, or an environmental scientist. 

    The undergraduate degree also provides a pre-professional foundation for careers in athletic training, dentistry, forensic science, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, osteopathy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. 

    What makes Carlow’s program unique?

    Carlow’s program gives you a solid foundation in biology through state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and equipment, and the opportunity to choose a specialty within the field, including perfusion technology, autopsy specialist, environmental engineering,  and environmental science and management.  

    Carlow’s campus, located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh—home to over 50 renowned healthcare systems with some of the best medical facilities and teaching hospitals in the country—makes the world your classroom with opportunities for research and scholarship.