Programs of Study

The Department of Biology offers several bachelor’s degree programs for students interested in the biological sciences.


  • Biology. A B.A. or B.S. in biology opens the door to careers in health care, research, public health, education, pharmaceuticals and much more.
  • Medical Laboratory Science Track with Biology Major. The Biology Department has a track for students interested in medical laboratory science.
  • Health Science Technology. This major will prepare you for a cutting-edge career in a health-care field such as diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medical technology or radiation therapy.


  • Biology. If you enjoy learning about the natural world but aren’t prepared to commit to a major, consider a minor in biology.

Additional Programs

All biology programs at Elmhurst are based on our core curriculum, which follows National Science Foundation recommendations.

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