The biology Club is the oldest student organization on the MTSU campus. It is open to ALL students. You do not need to be a Biology major or minor. There are NO dues! Activities are dependent on the members and officers. Outdoor recreation, bowling, miniature golf, pizza parties and fund raising through recycling have all been a part of the biology club experience.
Tri-Beta is a national biological honor society founded in 1922 by Dr. Frank Brooks at Oklahoma State University. The MTSU chapter is the Kappa Delta Chapter founded in 1967. Undergraduate Biology majors with a 2.8 overall GPA and 3.0 in Biology are eligible for membership. The society conducts tutoring, attends the regional convention, and sometimes works in a fun trip.
Pre-Scripts is a club for pre-health professional students at Middle Tennessee State University designed to foster interest in careers as a health care professional. All interested students are eligible for membership. Local pharmacists, physicians, physical therapists, other health care professionals, and representatives of schools and the armed services provide educational opportunities as well as valuable information about applying for health professional schools and programs. Visits to schools of pharmacy and medicine in the state are typically organized once or twice per year. The fee for new members is $15; continuing membership is $5/semester, payable at the meetings. Pizza & soda are usually provided at the meetings for members. Meetings occur on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Signs announcing meetings will be posted in DSB and WPS.
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (Graduates Only)
BGSA - Biology Graduate Student Association (Graduates Only)
Student National Medical Association
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is the oldest and largest medical student organization dedicated to advancing healthcare in underserved communities. A SNMA chapter was installed at MTSU during the 2000 fall semester. SNMA membership is open to anyone interested in health care as a career, regardless of race, age, handicap, or religious preference. SNMA membership provides opportunities for pre-healthcare professional students to gain first-hand knowledge about professional school admission requirements through lectures by local and regional health-care providers, and visits to local and regional health-care training programs. Dues include a $10 initial fee for new members and a charge of $5 per semester, payable at the meetings. Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.