School of Arts and Sciences


Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of biology. Our courses instill in you the values of intellect, Christian character and personal integrity. The courses offered in are up-to-date and academically rigorous.

Why PBA?

As a biology major at PBA, you’ll:

  • Enjoy a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field
  • Develop multifaceted skills and techniques through independent research and course assignments
  • Benefit from one-on-one faculty advising
  • Have fun through events like our Great American Bug Race 


Your Courses & Classes

Your Faculty

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from exceptional professors. They believe in an open-door policy so that they are available to you when you need them.

Your Opportunities 

Our students are prepared to go on to graduate or professional programs, or to exciting careers as professional scientists in positions such as consumer safety officer; environmental health specialist; food technologist; medical lab technician; quality assurance manager; zoo curator.

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Top-notch research facilities are nearby

The Scripps Research Institute is located in nearby Jupiter, Fla. The biology major at Palm Beach Atlantic University prepares students for graduate or professional programs, or careers as professional scientists. PBA is a Christ-centered private college in West Palm Beach, Fla

You’ll benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biochemistry areas, including:

"PBA provided me with a rich, diverse education in the biological sciences as well as a contemporary paradigm based on Christian values. This was paramount in acquiring post-graduation employment at Scripps Research Institute, where I utilized the skills I learned at PBA as a research assistant in the field of cancer biology."

-- Alumna Stephanie Prater, currently a medical school student at St. George's University School of Medicine