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Why Choose Biology

The biology program at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago provides a rigorous and relevant education in the fundamental areas of biology including genetics, microbiology, cell biology and biochemistry, and structural biophysics. It gives you a firm foundation in the field, both in biological theory and experimentation, so that you may pursue many career paths after leaving Illinois Tech.

Our students also benefit from small class sizes, classes taught by faculty (not teaching assistants) who are accessible to students, and individual advising by members of the faculty.

The curriculum is interdisciplinary and flexible, allowing degree options in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, molecular biochemistry and biophysics, and combined biology/psychology. Illinois Tech biology also offers a dual B.S./M.S., dual B.S./M.D. or D.O., and dual B.S./optometry degrees.

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