A major in the natural sciences successfully prepares students for acceptance into health-related professional schools, science graduate programs, and immediate employment after graduation.
Students in biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience are equipped with skills to be successful in a variety of exciting careers. Majors benefit from small class sizes, close working relationships with professors, and career exploration embedded within the curriculum. Viterbo also collaborates with a diverse range of employers to place students in relevant internship experiences. Students have the opportunity to pursue paid summer research experiences with faculty specializing in biological, biochemical, and neuroscience research. Our biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience graduates have an over 95% acceptance rate into health-related professional schools and graduate programs (compared to a national 40–60% student acceptance rate).
Guaranteed research opportunities with faculty mentors
Acceptance rate into professional schools and graduate programs
Active learning through hands-on experiences in small classes
Melissa Edgar Earns Full Ride for Med School
Biochemistry Student Wants to Help Cancer Patients
Biology Major Opens Path to Injury Prevention Mission
Viterbo Put Maggie Triska on Path to Career in Wildlife Habitat Research
Biology and Spanish Student Makes the Right Connections
“Everyone at Viterbo is Focused on Your Future”
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Viterbo STEM and Pre-Health Programs
Faculty members in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics programs at Viterbo work together to ensure students get the best possible education to prepare them for careers in the science professions, graduate school, research, and teaching.