A major in biology allows students to explore various aspects of our natural world. Students studying biology have the opportunity to pursue careers in fields such as biotechnology, environmental studies, human and veterinary medicine, scientific research and development, education, environmental monitoring and regulation, and private design and consulting.

We offer both Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Biology.

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Why Study Biology at UMaine?



School of Biology and Ecology

5751 Murray Hall, Room 100
The University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469



First-Year & Transfer Contact

Ann Dieffenbacher-Krall