By majoring in biology, students develop a broad understanding of the organization and processes of life, from molecules and cells through organs and organ systems to populations, species, ecosystems, and evolution.
Biology offers a joint BS/PhD program that allows Northeastern undergraduate biology majors to use undergraduate course sharing and undergraduate research to accelerate their time to PhD.
The major in cell and molecular biology emphasizes an in-depth understanding of the molecular processes that govern life at the cellular level through coursework and research opportunities.
Neuroscience, the scientific study of the nervous system, is an inherently interdisciplinary pursuit.
Biochemistry at Northeastern provides a multifaceted range of expertise and research opportunities from the study of biologically important macromolecules from a chemical point of view to the study of biological systems from a evolutionary point of view.
The Department of Biology offers combined majors in Biology with several other majors.
The College of Science is proud to be home to 75 percent of the university’s pre-med student population. Given the fundamental importance of science knowledge required for pre-med, we are able to provide rigorous courses across our all of our disciplines.
The PlusOne Program allows students to accelerate their study by applying graduate credits taken as an undergraduate toward both an undergraduate and a graduate master’s degree.