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Explore science. Pursue your degree.

Start strong and get your core science and many liberal arts courses completed at Normandale.  

You’ll build a solid foundation of scientific learning and discovery in biology and chemistry courses. Plus, you’ll build your math, writing and presentation skills.  

At the end of your journey here with 60 credits completed, you’ll be bachelor’s degree-ready and able to seamlessly transfer to a Minnesota State university.    

" I really, really liked my biology class, that’s why I’m studying biology now – I’m going to do pre-med. I did not really care for biology too much but then I took a biology class here and fell in love with it.”

Yusra Mohamed, ‘21 , Normandale biology student

Where Will Biology Take You?

Students who study biology have a solid foundation in STEM and are ready to pursue many different paths in science. Biology majors are medical professionals, microbiologists, forensic science technicians, researchers, teachers, environmental scientists, and more.  Plus, these jobs pay well and have a higher-than-average growth rate nationwide.* 

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

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Why Study Biology at Normandale?

It’s a great place to get your core science and liberal arts courses completed. You’ll learn from amazing faculty who are readily accessible to you. Enjoy smaller class sizes, and  personalized attention and guidance — all for a fraction of the price of a 4-year college or university.  

Then you’ll be ready to jump into your junior year at one of the seven Minnesota State universities.

Biology Faculty and Staff

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