If you have an interest in living organisms, Northern’s Biology Department has a major for you. What interests you most? The interactions of plants and animals in ecosystems, understanding how organisms work at the systems or cellular level, or understanding the development or evolution of living things? Our programs will give you the opportunity to develop a broad-based biological foundation while concentrating on an area of specialization.
At NMU, you won’t just read about research in your desired field, you’ll be a researcher conducting science projects. Students engage in biology research through classwork and laboratories, research projects, and independent experiences with faculty mentors. You can participate in field experiences in Marquette, around the U.S., and oversees. You might be able to work in a research lab studying cancer... or learn how to tag black bears!
The choices for biology-related careers are abundant: biochemist, bio-engineer, botanist, conservation officer, environmental analyst, science educator, field ecologist, geneticist, microbiologist, natural resources manager, park naturalist, museum curator, fisheries or wildlife biologist, and more. Many of our graduates also go on to get medical, dental, chiropractic, or veterinary degrees or complete graduate work in a biology-related graduate program.
- Biology Major
- Biology Major - Botany Concentration
- Biology Major - Ecology Concentration
- Biology Major - General Biology Concentration
- Biology Major - Microbiology Concentration
- Biology Major - Physiology Concentration
- Biology Major - Zoology Concentration
- Fisheries and Wildlife Management
- Secondary Education Biology Major
Biology Department•firstname.lastname@example.org•906-227-2310If you have college credit and want to find out what will transfer to NMU, please visit www.nmu.edu/transfercredit