College of Arts and Sciences
About the Department

The Department of Biological Sciences offers programs of studies leading to the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Biology, Master of Science in Biology with a Business Administration track, Master of Science in Microbiology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Bioscience. The Department of Biology also offers three dual degree programs: Physical Therapy (B.S./D.P.T.), Physician Assistant (B.S./M.S.P.A.), and Athletic Training (B.S./M.S.A.T.). At the undergraduate level, the Department of Biological Sciences also offers two interdisciplinary minor programs in environmental studies and environmental sciences.

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Our faculty conduct internationally recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they define the nature academic excellence.

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Location & Facilities
Opening in September, 2007- the new Science and Technology Center.
McNulty Hall

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in McNulty Hall, the new Science and Technology Center.

Rebuilt over two years and opening in September, 2007, the Science and Technology Center includes the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science and encompasses over 100,000 square feet of state of the art research, teaching, office and conferencing facilities.

The University Libraries have notable resources, including extensive holdings of almost 700,000 book volumes, and 1,127 current periodical subscriptions, back-files of more than 6,500 serial titles, electronic access to full text articles in more than 25,000 journals, a broad selection of indexing and abstracting services in both digital and print formats, various microform collections, music CDs, and audiovisual aids.  A complete listing of database resources can be found at

Contact Us

Department of Biological Sciences
(973) 761-9044
The Science and Technology Center Rm. 208

Department Chair Chair: Heping Zhou, Ph.D.
McNulty Hall, Suite 208-Room 217
(973) 275-2889

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