Studying biology in the nation's capital, you have the opportunity to see "science in action" in this virtual "hot zone" of biological and biotechnological research. You will have the chance to witness and even participate in cutting edge research by leaders at the university level and at leading biotechnology firms, hospitals, and government institutions.

At the undergraduate level, biology students have the advantage of studying in a rigorous program in the sciences as well as the liberal arts with many opportunities to gain research experience, interact with faculty individually, and take advantage of personalized advising.

At the graduate level, our programs provide training in the classroom and the laboratory. Faculty work closely with students on cutting-edge research, providing continuous guidance to students throughout their academic career. Our students engage in the research community and present at professional conferences.

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    Undergraduate Programs

    The Department of Biology offers undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

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    Graduate Programs

    The graduate Biology program at The Catholic University of America is a small, focused, and collegial program that engages in state-of-the-art research in Cell, Microbial, and Molecular Biology.

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    Browse courses offered in the Department of Biology.

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