Why Choose an Online Biology Degree?
Be the catalyst to the future you desire and bring about the reaction your goals require. Biologists commit their lives to the study of all that is living.
Biology professionals concern themselves with exploring the function, development and growth of the living systems that make our physical world. Their goal is to understand the building blocks, like cells and genes, of complex living structures and apply them to real world situations and issues.
The UF Online Bachelor of Arts in Biology degree program furnishes students with broad training in biology while providing enough flexibility to specialize in particular subdisciplines. This major prepares students for careers in education, the allied health professions and interdisciplinary fields such as environmental or biotechnology law, science journalism, bioscience management and more. This curriculum and degree is interdisciplinary in nature and offers students a broader approach to biology. This program is NOT designed for those interested in attending professional schools such as medical, dental or veterinary.
In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the online bachelor’s in biology program will have the opportunity to take a range of core biology courses including Functional Vertebrate Anatomy, Plant Ecology, Invertebrate Biodiversity and Critical Analysis of Biological Research. The BA in Biology degree draws on a large variety of life science courses across 17 academic departments with access to a diverse group of faculty-scholars.