Biology undergraduate program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Biology is the study of living
organisms—the study of life.

The Facts

As a biology major at MNU, you’ll take challenging courses in genetics, cell biology, ecology, anatomy & physiology, botany and zoology supported by plenty of hands-on experience in the laboratory.

Interested in research publication? You’ll learn what it takes to develop professional publication standards and

what the profession demands in published research. Several current and past biology majors have even submitted original research for publication! You’ll also be exposed to multimedia in your courses and assignments so that you’re prepared to make professional scientific presentations.

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"My favorite class so far is most definitely Microbiology. I loved working in the lab, and it was so interesting to see that there is so much more to this world than what meets the eye. You never realize it until you view it from a microscopic angle!"

Presley Wilson on Microbiology 

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“We’re learning about God’s natural world. There is nothing in the biology program that doesn’t relate to God. I want to help students see the beauty of nature, get outdoors, observe and contemplate. We get inspired together. ”

Gary Andersen, PhD
Associate professor.

Our expert professors have a passion for biology. The faculty at MNU care deeply about the learning and personal development of each and every biology major. You will not be a number, you will be mentored. You’ll find the small classes, close relationships with PhD faculty, essential friendships with fellow students and a faith perspective is a perfect fit.

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Biology undergraduate program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Biology undergraduate program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.


Touching every aspect of biology, you could become a(n):

Environmental Scientist

Research Associate
Science Writer

Biological Researcher

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