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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Erie, Pennsylvania

Science

  • Discover Your Career Path with a Science Degree from Gannon University 

    Careers in the sciences are increasingly in demand. If you want to enter this field but haven’t decided what sort of career you’d like to pursue, Gannon University’s science program might be for you. We will provide you with a broad background in an array of scientific fields to prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue the career path that best fits you.

    • Study nature in a fieldwork placement at Presque Isle State Park through the Regional Science Consortium.
    • Become a critical thinker, problem solver and a highly valued asset for potential employers.
    • Gain the real-world work experience you need to secure a job following graduation.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Science

    • Gain a broad scientific background in disciplines such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics and physics.  
    • Design your degree path in a way that best fits your interests and prepares you for success in a number of different career options.
    • Pursue enriching research opportunities with members of our acclaimed faculty who are experts in their particular scientific disciplines.
     

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Take courses or receive hands-on training in our human cadaver laboratory, the region’s largest Patient Simulation Center, or the Human Performance Laboratory.
    • Learn abroad the Environaut, our 48-foot research vessel that is equipped with sonar and radar technologies, an underwater camera and onboard scientific laboratory.  
    • Make a difference through experiential learning opportunities such as the Research Experience for Undergraduates program of the National Science Foundation.
     

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key science courses including:

    Tropical Marine Biology: Offered over spring break in the Bahamas, this immersive course will have you investigating ecological systems such as coral reefs, mangroves, beaches, tidal pools and inland habitats.

    Environmental Toxicology: Study the properties, effects and detection of chemical substances in the environment and learn how that information is used to protect human health. Topics to be covered include dose-response relationships, biotransformation and risk assessment.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Our science program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can: 

    • Gain the foundations needed to prepare you for a successful career in education, health professions, environmental agencies and scientific laboratories. 
    • Enter a field where the average starting salary ranges from $37,400 to $44,100 and the mid-career salary ranges from $55,200 to $84,100.
  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 12:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.