Department Chairperson: Dr. Anthony Serino
The biology major at Misericordia University is designed to provide a sound background in the various areas of the biological sciences. A variety of opportunities exist for graduates of the program in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, biotechnology, food, and chemical industries as well as in government agencies and in universities. With this foundation and the selection of appropriate electives, a biology major is well prepared for professional studies in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, podiatry, or optometry. Graduates of the program prepared for graduate study in various specialties in biology, such as molecular biology, neurobiology, genetics, physiology, botany, microbiology, and ecology.