Degree Level:
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts

Explore your scientific passions and customize a path that reflects your goals.

A Biology degree from Stephens will prepare you to take your career to the next level whether you want to be a research scientist or prepare for nursing, veterinary medicine, dental or medical school.


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Program Features

  • Learn vital laboratory and biotechnology skills at the Pillsbury Science Center labs.
  • Collaborate with Biology and Health Science students and learn from dedicated faculty as part of the School of Health Sciences.
  • Get a solid science foundation that prepares you for medical, veterinary medicine, dental or other professional schools.
  • Join Beta Beta Beta (Tri Beta), the biology honor society.


Stephens’ Small Class Advantage

    • Faculty who know you can better personalize your curriculum path, help you make connections, give referrals and recommendations, and answer questions about your graduate school applications.
    • Research opportunities are available even for first-year students.
    • Small class sizes make for interesting class discussions within an environment that welcomes questions.
    • Students have more opportunities to take on leadership roles.
    • Studying science at a women’s college has a specific advantage: Why STEM students choose women’s colleges >

By attending an all-women’s college, I was able to grow my love for science. I never felt worried about asking questions. The support from my Stephens sisters and professors allowed for a wonderful educational experience.”

Dana Heggemann ’16 B.S., ’18 M.P.A.S.


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Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology

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Dr. Mary Amanda Haskins,
Assistant Professor and Program Chair
(573) 441-5166, Ext. 5166 [email protected] Dudley Hall 210

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