- Students in this major’s Secondary Education Biology courses at the Northern Michigan University must select an academic minor in another department.
- A minor in chemistry education is recommended. Advising for this major is provided by Carolyn J. Lowe in the School of Education.
Biology at NMU
The Biology Department offers programs leading to the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and master of science in biology. The department offers three separate majors: biology, fisheries and wildlife management and secondary education biology. Students with a biology major have the opportunity for further specialization by choosing from one of six concentrations: botany, ecology, general biology, microbiology, physiology and zoology.
The department also contributes course work for interdisciplinary programs in biochemistry, environmental science, neuroscience, diagnostic genetics and science technologist. The department offers three minor programs of study: biology, secondary education biology and human biology. The offerings complement programs in nursing, health, liberal arts and sciences, physical education, clinical laboratory sciences, and environmental conservation, among others. The courses emphasize fundamental concepts of biology at the subcellular, organismic and population levels. The laboratory courses provide students with first-hand experience in understanding biological concepts, thus furthering their understanding of life.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Principles of Ecology
- Principles of Evolution
- Medical Microbiology
- General Microbiology
- Cell and Molecular Biology
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesBiology Biotechnology Secondary Education View 281 other Bachelors in Biotechnology in United States
Transcripts - Request your official high school transcript(s) be sent to the Admissions Office. If you have earned a G.E.D. or equivalent, request an official score report be sent to NMU.
Transcripts from non-U.S., non-Canadian institutions must be sent to an external agency for evaluation.
High School Grade Point Averages - NMU will use the overall cumulative GPA reported on the high school transcript.
Non-native speakers of English must prove an adequate level of English language proficiency for admission into an academic program.
International18996 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
National18996 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State13248 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13248 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Marquette
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