Biology & Science at Penn State Harrisburg prepare students who have education and career goals relating to health-related fields, as well as science, scientific theory, and practice. It allows for a high degree of flexibility to obtain educational objectives. This flexibility allows students to meet a wide variety of educational goals.
A degree in biology is in high demand partly because career opportunities in science and health-related fields are plentiful and growing. Biology majors typically complete the degree with highly marketable skills. These graduates often seek admission to post-baccalaureate study, including graduate school, dental school, medical school and other programs.
The Science program can help prepare students for various careers in pharmaceutical, biotechnical, chemical, medical, and agricultural industries. The degree can also be tailored to meet the specific requirements of professional programs such as medical, dental, or pharmacy schools.