The Biology Department offers the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees,
as well as a minor in biology. Students are provided a strong background in animal
and plant biology, microbiology, biotechnology, and health sciences with career possibilities
in government, industry, teaching, graduate study, and health professions.
A wide variety of courses include laboratory and field experience. Departmental activities such as seminars, special presentations, research, and participation in the Honors program greatly enhances the educational experience.
MTSU is affiliated with the Gulf Coast Research laboratory that offers a variety of marine biology courses.