Innovation in Science

Biology is one of the UWG’s largest and most popular programs, with more than 800 majors and 21 faculty housed in a recently renovated, state-of-the-art facility. 

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Experience the possibilities and allow us to be a part of your Bios Journey.  We will assist you in the design of a curriculum, an adventure with hands-on training, that will foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

Opportunities to participate in faculty-directed research, to attend and present at local, regional, national, and international research conferences, and publish in research journals are available. Students may pursue a B.S. in Biology or M.S. in Biology. In addition, undergraduate biology majors have the opportunity to complete a certificate program in Microbiology or Stream Restoration. Students may also minor in biology to complement their non-biology degree.

Biology Degrees

B. S. 

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology


Master of Science with a Major in Biology


Minor in Biology

Interdisciplinary Programs

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Student creating a woodblock print at UWG

Land Your Dream Job

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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Thalia Young, Biology Student

Hands-on Learning

“The opportunities UWG provided me are amazing. The professors are hands-on in getting their students involved at an undergraduate level. That’s something you just don’t see at the larger universities.”

-Thalia Young