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Bachelor of Arts


A limitless degree in a field with endless possibilities. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Concordia University, St. Paul opens up many doors in the sciences. Learning an array of scientific disciplines will ensure that you’ll make an impact no matter the area you choose.


Program Length

39-41 Credits


On Campus

You’ll explore biology at the cellular and molecular level – combined with coursework in chemistry, evolutionary theory, scientific methods, and lab techniques, provide launching points for careers that can have a profound impact on society.

Sculpt a degree to your passions and develop specialty skills in immunology, microbiology, physiology, and human anatomy- including access to a human cadaver lab.

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Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts in Biology program offers the chance to go beyond general and foundational studies into highly focused coursework in micro-and cellular biology, chemistry (organic and biochem), calculus, statistics, and physics.

You’ll learn from faculty members who have area-specific expertise from animal biology and microbiology to specific studies in aging, physiology, biomechanics, advanced research techniques, and much more.

CSP biology graduates advance to careers that cross a spectrum of industries from consumer products and packaged goods to food products, agriculture, green energy, medicine, and healthcare, to countless other industries.

With a biology degree from CSP you’ll explore endless scientific possibilities – and maybe even discover some new ones.

Student Outcomes

CSP graduates are leaders and trailblazers. Meet some of our alumni below and see how they’re shaping the world.

Maddy Swain Schroepfer

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Career Support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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Meet the Faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Mikayla Thatcher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Myrna Rezcallah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Benjamin Harrison, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology