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Daemen's biology program has been ranked among the top 10 in the nation on the “35 Best Value Small Colleges for a Biology Degree” list released by Best Value Schools. In addition to our Biology B.S., we also offer a combined Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Cytotechnology.

Biology Program Highlights

  • We offer a combined Baccalaureate degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Cytotechnology
  • Biology students can also specialize in Adolescence Education (7-12)
  • Small class sizes (12:1 student/teacher ratio) provide personal attention to each student from faculty members dedicated to teaching excellence
  • State-of-the-art teaching laboratories
  • Field study in Florida, Costa Rica and other areas while researching local habitats
  • Internships at area hospitals, doctors’ and dentists’ offices, veterinary clinics, animal shelters, and environmental firms
  • Opportunities to participate in innovative research projects on campus with faculty
  • Strong track record of our graduates admitted into medical, dental and veterinary schools and other graduate programs across the country
  • Articulation agreement with NOVA Southeastern University offers opportunities for Daemen Pre-Med students
  • Partnership with Buffalo's Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center with our combined Biology/Cytotechnology program
  • A research project with a faculty member is required.
  • View printable Information Sheet

Biology Program Information

Joseph Biddle

Biology & Spanish

Following my junior year, I moved to St. Augustine, Florida for 11 weeks and conducted research at the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. Read More

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National Science Teachers' Association

Daemen's Student Chapter of the NSTA helps future teachers network and connect with resources and activities that will enhance their professional opportunities. Learn More

For more information, contact Douglas Kalinowski, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at or call 716-839-8546.

Thank You for Your Interest in the Natural Sciences Program

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