Innovation in Science

Biology is one of the UWG’s largest and most popular programs, housed in a recently renovated, state-of-the-art facility. 

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UWG Biology is educating the next generation of experts to work in the lab, the field, and beyond.

Combat the latest microbial threats. Preserve the natural world. Understand how the body works. Jobs in biology are growing, and our diverse offerings empower you to enter a rewarding and meaningful career, so get involved today and do what you love!

Biology Degrees


Choose a general or professional preparation option for a variety of in-demand careers. Fastrack your way to success with our accelerated options and earn graduate credits while completing a bachelor's degree.


Master of Science in Biology

Earn even more opportunities for a high-demand career. Choose a thesis or non-thesis track.


Choose from four embedded certificate programs in specialized fields.

Interdisciplinary Programs

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Science-savvy biology graduates are able to pursue a wide array of career paths, including

  • Health professionals: doctors, dentists, physician assistants, physical therapists
  • Secondary and post-secondary educators
  • Government, academic, and industry researchers
  • Environmental consultants

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Surangi Perera

Student Success

"As a biology major at UWG, I gained invaluable research experience. These experiences helped me get a full-time research specialist position after I completed my degree and also helped me stand out when I applied for Ph.D. programs in the life sciences."
– Surangi Perera '11

Surangi was awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and is their first Sang-A Park Memorial Intramural Postdoctoral Fellow.