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The study of biology fosters an appreciation of the function and diversity of life. A degree in Biology can lead you on to graduate studies or many different health professions. Many fast-growing and exciting careers are available with a degree in Biology, like forensic science or the study of genetics.


B.S. in:

  • Biology
    • General Biology
    • Environmental Science track
    • Pre-Medical and Allied Health track (pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-veterinary, pre-physician assistant)
  • Life Science Education (Secondary/High School)
Featured Faculty
Dr. Carrie D. Beal

Dr. Carrie D. Beal is an Assistant Professor of Biology at MVNU. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Ashland University and went on to earn a Ph.D. in Biology from the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis Program at Emory University. Her five published works show her extensive experience in T cell research and immunology. Read More

Dr. Paul Madtes Jr.

Dr. Paul Madtes Jr., Professor and Department Chair of the Biology Department at MVNU, holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Eastern Nazarene College, a M.S. in Biophysics and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Texas A & M University, and a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. His teaching career, which began in 1985, encompasses over 27 years in the classroom and 21 publications and presentations. Read More

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The MVNU Experience

MVNU is committed to applying biblical principles to the understanding of theories vital to a career in Biology. Highly qualified faculty will guide you through relevant classes and field experiences and introduce you to conferences and social events where you will expand your horizons. State-of-the-art laboratories cultivate an excellent environment for learning.

"I know that I have a great foundation for what area of field I’m going into, be that medical missions or just practicing medicine."
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MVNU Grads Work Here
  • Wil Research
  • Healthlink Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • Adena Regional Medical Center
  • Grant Medical Center
  • OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus
  • EXCEL Academy
Grad Schools Our Alumni Have Attended
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Chatham University
  • Cleveland State University
  • Kettering College
  • Le Moyne College
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Toledo
Interesting Courses I Can Take
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Microbiology
  • Principles of Bioethics