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Biology, B.S. – Molecular Biology Concentration

Gain a solid foundation in the biological sciences, with a particular focus in molecular biology, to prepare you for a career in medicine, dentistry, podiatry, and more.

What You’ll Learn

The Biology, B.S. with a Molecular Biology concentration allows you to undertake cutting-edge independent research with our faculty scientists, and gain real-world experience through internships at leading facilities such as Pfizer, MIT, New York-Presbyterian, and more.

The degree includes a core curriculum in humanities and research principles and practices, followed by coursework in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, evolutionary biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, and calculus.

With the concentration in Molecular Biology, you’ll choose from electives in areas such as virology, genetic engineering, immunology, pharmacology, and more, allowing you to prepare for a career in biotechnology, genetics, biomedical research, and more.

You'll get critical experience through internships at metropolitan area hospitals such as Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital and pharmaceutical companies like Advanced Biotech, Boheringer Ingleheim, and Pfizer.

Employers

  • Advanced Biotech
  • MIT
  • New York Psychiatric Institute
  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • MedStat

Career Options

  • Biologist
  • Biomedical Engineer/ Researcher
  • Biotechnologist
  • Chemist
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Veterinarian
Eteete Dan-Udoka (B.S. ’19)

Dental Assistant

In preparation for dental school after graduating from New York Tech, Eteete shadowed orthodontists and working as a dental assistant at a dental clinic.

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Monicah Jebor (B.S. ’21)

Student-Athlete

A native of Eldoret, Kenya, Monicah is a student-athlete. The cross country star was recognized as a Women’s Rookie of the Week twice during one season by the East Coast Conference (ECC).

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Abdel Soliman (B.S. ’17)

Intern

After beginning his college career at age 16, Abdel received a prestigious internship with Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, while at New York Tech.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll have fulfilled all the requirements for entrance to medical school, or to pursue graduate studies in dentistry, podiatry, veterinary medicine, and other areas.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

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Long Island, NY | New York, NY | August 11, 2022 | 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Suzanne Musho, Vice President for Real Estate Development & Capital Planning will speak with Dean of Students Felipe Henao about new spaces and resources on the New York City and Long Island campuses.

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Alumni Profile: Jairo Abreu

August 04, 2022

When a Latina mother brought her child to see Jairo Abreu (B.S. ’06, D.P.T. ’08), she told her child, “That can be you in the future.” It’s moments like these that continue to inspire Abreu in his role as supervisor at NYU Langone Rusk Rehabilitation, which serves an underserved community in New York City.

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