Our graduates find themselves in exciting careers, ranging from environmental scientists, researchers and teachers to zoo keepers, laboratory technicians and water ecologists. Others have gone on to graduate school to become professors, veterinarians, optometrists, chiropractors and other medical professionals.
In our program you will receive a comprehensive foundation in biology and related sciences. You can design a course of study suited to your interests, whether it is molecular, cellular, organismal or environmental biology. You also can become certified to teach in grades 7-12, prepare to pursue health-related careers such as medicine or dentistry or concentrate in environmental science.
You may participate in research projects with faculty members and become co-authors of published papers or present your work at conferences while earning course credit. You can also take advantage of our outstanding field facilities and internship opportunities.
March 7, 2023
Biomedical sciences majors can gain patient contact hours in the Emergency Department at Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, located a mile from campus.
Oct. 25, 2022
The siblings’ art and poetry exhibition runs through Dec. 2 in Dowd Gallery.
Sept. 13, 2022
A SUNY Cortland undergraduate summer research fellowship was used to develop a biosensor.
Sept. 12, 2022
Frozen Planet II features the Parks Family Outdoor Center’s tough turtles.
April 29, 2022
Melinda Clancy ’13 hand-picks thousands of trees to plant in New York City each year.
Beta Beta Beta, or Tri-Beta, is a National Honor Society for the biological sciences that was founded in 1922. The Cortland chapter, Epsilon Upsilon, was begun in 1979. Dr. Christa Chatfield is currently the chapter advisor.