Biology & Mathematics

Studying biological sciences and mathematics opens the door to numerous career opportunities. With a degree in biology or mathematics, you may enter directly into rewarding positions in industry, go on to graduate school for further study in medicine, become a research scientist, or combine the disciplines and solve the applied mathematics and big data issues of the world.

Pre-Professional Preparation

Enter one of D'Youville's well-regarded pre-professional programs to prepare for a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary, optometry, pharmacy, podiatry, physician assisting, physical therapy or chiropractic medicine.

Why Choose D'Youville?

  • Learn from highly qualified faculty – all of our full-time faculty have earned a PhD in their field. Their research interests range from biofuels and genomics to mathematical educational research and the chemistry of wine.
  • Get individualized attention in small classes, usually around 20 students, and not more than 40. Science labs range from 12 to 15 students per class.
  • Don't worry if you aren't sure about your career path. Faculty will advise you on what courses to take and help you explore career possibilities.
  • Gain experience working in our math and science labs. Biology majors can use our cutting-edge gross anatomy lab before they go to graduate school.
  • D'Youville's long commitment to a liberal education means that you'll receive the kind of interdisciplinary education that will give you a rock-solid foundation. Gain skills like problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and written, visual, and oral communication — all skills that employers believe are critical to success, no matter what career path you decide to take.