Start your path to a professional school or a career in science with a degree in Biology from Midway University.
Midway’s Biology program propels students into professional schools that include pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, and physical and occupational therapy.
The numbers speak for themselves – 90 percent of our Biology degree graduates are accepted into graduate and professional schools.
With outstanding science facilities, an impressive record for grads and a low faculty to student ratio, Midway University is your formula for success when pursuing a degree in science.
A Solid Foundation for Success
The Midway University Biology Program will give you a firm foundation from which to launch a career with opportunities to follow a variety of paths.
Working closely with your advisors, you’ll develop a plan that gives both a broad foundation in the sciences and a specific course of study for your preferred field.
With dedication, you’ll be equipped to pursue:
- Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Veterinary Schools
- Graduate programs in Genetics & Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Botany & Zoology, Ecology, and Environmental Sciences.
- Private & Public sector jobs in labs and field work
- Biology & Environmental Education
- Consulting & Advocacy organizations
90% of students receive some form of financial assistance
meet faculty face-to-face to get in-person assistance
Frequently Asked Questions
We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email email@example.com.
Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-11 credit hours.)
Visit Financial Aid for more details.
An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.
Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.
Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.
Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.
Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Peek Inside Our Program
You will earn your Biology degree by completing 120 credit hours.
|Course Number||Name of Course||Credit Hours|
General Education Requirements for Bachelor's Degree
Major Course Requirements(Courses in the major require a grade of C or better)
|BIO 103||General Biology I||3|
|BIO 104||General Biology I Laboratory||1|
|BIO 105||General Biology II||3|
|BIO 106||General Biology II Lab||1|
|BIO 225||Microbiology or Cell Biology BIO 241||3|
|BIO 305||Global Ecology or General Ecology BIO 312||3|
|BIO 325||Genetics and Molecular Biology||3|
|BIO 401||Ethical Issues in Science||3|
|BIO 405||Introduction Biology Research||3|
|BIO 487||Senior Research Data Collection||0|
|BIO 488||Senior Biology Research||3|
Biology Supporting Courses
|CHM 170||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 171||General Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|CHM 175||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHM 176||General Chemistry II Lab||1|
|CHM 330||Organic Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 331||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I||1|
|CHM 335||Organic Chemistry II||4|
|CHM 336||Organic Chemistry II Lab||1|
|PSC 240||Physics I||4|
|PSC 241||Physics Laboratory I||1|
|PSC 245||Physics II||4|
|PSC 246||Physics II Lab||1|
Choose 15 additional hours in Major Electives (Courses in the major electives require a C or better. Students must complete at least two 300- or 400-level laboratories as part of these 15 hours)
|BIO 190||Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|BIO 191||Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory||1|
|BIO 198||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BIO 199||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1|
|BIO 204||Medical Vocabulary||2|
|BIO 226||Microbiology Laboratory||1|
|BIO 230||Principles of Botany||3|
|BIO 231||Principles of Botany Lab||1|
|BIO 241||Cell Biology||3|
|BIO 312||General Ecology||3|
|BIO 313||Gen Ecology Lab||1|
|BIO 304||General Zoology||3|
|BIO 306||General Zoology Lab||1|
|BIO 305||Global Ecology||3|
|BIO 310||Topics in Biology||3|
|BIO 314||Vertebrate Zoology||3|
|BIO 315||Vertebrate Zoology Lab||1|
|BIO 318||Vertebrate Embryology||3|
|BIO 319||Vertebrate Embryology Lab||1|
|BIO 321||Histology Lab||1|
|BIO 327||Immunology Lab||1|
|BIO 328||Genetics and Molecular Biology Lab||1|
|BIO 421||Biochemistry Lab||1|
|BIO 485||Internship: Biological Science||3|
Total Credit Hours