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USF biology gives you hands-on training that prepares you for careers and graduate programs in field and laboratory biology, biotechnology, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and public health.

Come work with accomplished faculty. Conduct research in the lab and in the field. Use modern instruments in state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll graduate equipped and inspired to make a difference.

Why study biology?

Nicole Gaudenti My passion for biology and ecology is tied to my desire to make a positive contribution, educating and inspiring people about all the beautiful organisms on the planet and their undeniable connection to us. Any person can contribute in a small way to reducing humans' impact on the planet, and organizations and schools need to facilitate such conversations in a way where people feel valued.”

Nicole Gaudenti, Biology '15

Nicole is working toward a master’s degree in biology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, studying the thermal ecology of blunt-nosed leopard lizards.