College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
Cowan Hall 105A
A biology degree from Montana State University-Northern provides a strong foundation in biological principles with an emphasis on molecular biology and biochemistry. The biology program offers a comprehensive undergraduate experience that will prepare you for graduate school or a career in the health sciences.
Full Biology Spectrum – Take biology-specific courses in MSU-Northern's bachelor's degree program, including microbiology, botany, zoology, ecology, and molecular biology and genetics, each of which is useful in different career paths such as wildlife management or healthcare.
Mathematics and Other Sciences – Develop a complete understanding of biology by also studying chemistry, physics, and mathematics.
Research – Learn and practice research methodology to develop research skills in the MSU-N biology program that are critical in many biology careers.
With advances in medical practice and technology, biology careers are expected to grow considerably in the next 10-20 years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics separates biology occupations into a number of specific careers, but the majority are expected to grow at average or above-average rates, with a few particular disciplines booming. Those include: epidemiology, medical science, biochemistry, and biophysics. Graduates of MSU-Northern's biology program are employed in private, public, federal, and industrial sectors. A biology degree also paves the way for students wishing to pursue graduate work or advanced study in medical or pharmacy school.
Office: Hagener Science Center 218
Phone: (406) 265-4125
Office: Hagener Science Center 206
Phone: (406) 265-4126
Office: Hagener Science Center 219
Phone: (406) 265-3759