Biology is a fundamental contributor to understanding how the world works. Those who study biology become equipped with the skills needed for a wide variety of careers including ones in research, health care, education and environmental professions.
St. Ambrose Biology students are trained to think like scientists by designing experiments and
generating data to answer thoughtful questions about the world around them.
Rare opportunities and dedicated faculty separate St. Ambrose from the rest.
Whether you dream of pioneering the next breakthrough in biotechnology, teasing apart a food web in a vanishing rainforest, or improving lives through healthcare, studying Biology at SAU will help you achieve that goal.
The Biology Department has a broad, flexible curriculum. With a minor in Biology, students in other majors can develop an understanding of the process of science while gaining a biological knowledge base. Our concentration in Biomedical Science provides majors with a strong background for medical training.
Biology courses, coupled with supporting course work in chemistry and statistics, provide an excellent foundation for entrance into the job market, or a number of different postgraduate professional programs or graduate-level research in any biological sub-discipline.