Biology Department


You’re fascinated by living things.

Examining PlantsYou want to know more about the biology of animals, plants, bacteria and viruses. You are curious about the complex web of organisms that thrive in local rivers and forests. You would like to research the causes of modern diseases and their cures.

A biology degree opens doors to a variety of exciting careers – careers that allow you to explore these topics and many more. At Lander University, we will provide you with the scientific foundation and training you’ll need to achieve your professional goals.

You’ll be taught by faculty who are accomplished scholars, published researchers and distinguished professionals in their respective fields. They all weave years of study, travel and life experiences into their teaching styles, guaranteeing a varied and challenging look at the broad field of biological sciences.

Handling SnakeYou’ll feel at home in Lander’s 84,000-square-foot science building, featuring interactive classrooms and lecture halls, as well as state-of-the-art laboratories. You’ll enjoy a comfortable openness within those classrooms, getting to know both the faculty and fellow students.

And with many opportunities for individual research, exploration in South Carolina’s diverse environment, and hands-on experience at area medical and science facilities, you’ll be prepared for admission into prestigious graduate programs – or you can go straight into employment upon graduation.

If you love biology, we can show you how to turn that passion into a successful, fulfilling career.