Welcome to the Biology Programs
The Biology Programs at Governors State University combine the latest technology with innovative teaching methods to provide an educational experience that will prepare you for a future in the biological sciences.
The university is uniquely located where urban and rural areas intersect, allowing you to explore a diverse range of complex environments. Our outstanding and accessible faculty combine real-world field experience with the latest research providing you with the tools you need to enter the field.
The Biology Program has several degree options to meet your needs, no matter where you are in your career or education.
- Undergraduate transfer students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Biology. This degree lays the groundwork for a career in the biological professions by developing students' research and laboratory skills.
- The Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Teacher Education Sequence provides a strong background in the basic concepts of molecular, organismic, and population biology for the student who is interested in a career in science teaching at the secondary level.
- The Master of Science in Environmental Biology focuses on the discipline with a strong emphasis on environmental factors. Students are trained in the application of quantitative methods and in the design of field and laboratory studies as part of this exciting program.