Undergraduate & Graduate Degrees in Washington, DC

Biology (B.S.)

Whether you want to be a SCUBA-diving marine biologist or a forensics specialist investigating a crime scene, you will need an extensive knowledge of biology.

Trinity’s biology program explores the inner workings of life, and how living organisms coexist on this planet. Students are guided by their professors through topics from cell structure and metabolism, to larger concepts including diversity and ecology. Classes in genetics and immunology probe the technologies that are rapidly changing the world of medicine.

Trinity biology students enjoy access to resource collections, major research facilities, and outstanding internships.

Students study biology at Trinity as a major, minor, or as elective courses.

Why Study Biology (B.S.)

Many students choose the biology major to prepare themselves for graduate study in medicine, dentistry, or other health related professions. The biology major provides preparation for careers in teaching, research, government agencies, outdoor education, zoos, aquariums, the pharmaceutical industry, environmental science, and much more.

Biology (B.S.) Careers & Internships


  • Public health administrator
  • Research biologist
  • Geneticist
  • Physician
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Forensic scientist
  • Dentist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Biology Teacher

Recent Internships

  • National Zoo
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • National Arboretum
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