School of Arts and Sciences

Biology: Concentration in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Are you fascinated by the human body, DNA or heredity? Palm Beach Atlantic University offers high-quality training in the study of Biology, with a concentration in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. 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
  • Learn the structure of DNA and RNA, DNA replication and expression of genetic information
  • 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

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

  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Max Planck Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Research Institute

Upon graduation, students will be prepared to pursue graduate studies or may choose a professional program. Career opportunities after graduation include a position as a:<

  • Molecular genetic technologist
  • Laboratory manager
  • Technical writer