Fast Facts

  • Medical/Molecular graduates have been placed into many professional programs including chiropractic, medical, physical therapy, optometry and veterinary schools as well as graduate programs.
  • Environmental Conservation graduates have been placed in graduate programs in Environmental Science and Natural History, as well as holding careers in Fish and Wildlife, ODWC, the Corps of Engineers, GRDA and private industry.
  • Upon graduation, students are prepared to take required entrance exams such as the GRE, MCAT, DAT and PCAT.
  • Environmental Conservation students study nature hands-on in the 100-acre Education Conservation Reserve on RSU’s Claremore campus and our 260 acre RSU Field Research Station.
  • Early admittance program with OSU College of Medicine is available.

Department of Biology Goals

The mission of the Department of Biology at Rogers State University is to support students in their pursuit of knowledge in biology and life science. Our purposes are:

  1. To increase the student’s critical thinking and reasoning abilities.
  2. To increase the student’s understanding and appreciation of the biological world and the ability to apply this understanding in his/her personal and professional life.
  3. To increase the student’s awareness of the benefits of incorporation of technology into science studies.
  4. To increase the student’s ability to interpret and understand his/her world.
  5. To prepare a student to matriculate into a four-year degree program in math or science-related fields or graduate.
  6. To serve as a resource for the community, utilizing the expertise of the faculty.

Sarah Hart ’09, B.S. Biology: Medical/Molecular
Forensic Scientist with the Tulsa Police Department