Biology Degree Ranked in Top 50
​Daemen College is the only institution in New York State to be selected as one of the top “50 Best Value Small Colleges” in the U.S. for biology degrees by Best Value Schools.

The Biology degree program at Daemen College provides a well-rounded curriculum, preparing students for a wide variety of career opportunities.

Biology students can specialize in environmental studies, obtain New York State Provisional Teaching Certification for grades 9-12, or continue on to graduate school for additional specialization. A research project with a faculty member is required.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes (10:1 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 Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) to offer a combined Baccalaureate degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Cytotechnology

Adolescence Education in Biology 

As a Daemen Adolescence Education in Biology major, you’ll be engrossed in both science and education classes throughout your time at Daemen. Students initially concentrate on core science courses that provide them with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of science. Education classes prepare students to have the confidence and preparation for a career in education.  Adolescence Education in Biology 

Program Information

Additional 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

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Full and Associate Memberships to the Theta Upsilon Chapter of this National Honor Society is available to students who meet grade point requirements and successful completion of biology courses. Learn More

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

Pre-Med Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Professional Studies Pre-Vet General Natural Science

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