Biology Major

Biology is the science of life. Our Biology major at York College, one of the top biology schools, offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the study of molecular and organismal biology, in the lab and in the field, using advanced technologies and hands-on experience.

Careers in Biological Sciences

Biologists study the natural world around them and there are many career opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in Biology.

Careers include:

  • Biomedical Research
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Molecular Biology

Professionalism is...


"being in the right place, at the right time... and being prepared."

Rebecca Dippel,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.



Pre-Medical Studies
Qualified students interested in medical careers have the opportunity to participate in clinical or medical experiences at York Hospital. Learn more about Pre-Medical Studies at a top biology school.

Scholarships and Awards are available to our students. Learn more about scholarships and awards.

Clubs and Organizations provide a lot of opportunities for our students. Learn more about clubs and organizations.

Valuable Experiences

Internships provide valuable experience while earning credit. Learn more about internship opportunities.

Study abroad and gain a real-world experience. Learn more about study abroad opportunities.

Lab assistants are paid positions for Biology majors who want to work in the College labs. The students work closely with a faculty member and gain valuable hands-on experience learning a variety of biological procedures. Past students consider this a very worthwhile experience.


biology.owlbanding Senior Thesis is the Biology capstone course that culminates the research process that began with Introduction to Scientific Research. Senior Biology majors organize and present their own previously obtained research data or research proposal as a poster and as a professionally written document. Check out some of our student research.