Choose your area of study with NAU's department of Biological Sciences

NAU, the ideal university for aspiring biological science students to experience academic excellence, personal growth, and professional success

Choose your area of study with NAU’s Department of Biological Sciences

In all of our cutting-edge scientific programs, you’ll engage in research and work with high-caliber, research-focused faculty members in the field, laboratories, and interactive classrooms. Our degree programs also include a range of career paths in biological and biomedical sciences.

Through our graduate biological sciences programs, you’ll conduct your own research and work closely with expert faculty. Scholarly activities feature an ideal balance of academic rigor and flexibility, allowing you to tailor a program of study that meets your personal and career goals.


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Where possibilities become reality

NAU is more than a place. It’s an experience that promotes ideas, fosters engagement, builds relationships, and changes lives.

With 158 degree programs, in-person and online, NAU can help you make your greatest ambitions reality.

Eligible undergraduate, transfer, and graduate students can receive a $10,000 International Excellence Scholarship!

"Among the Best Biological Sciences Programs"

— U.S. News and World Report

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