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Associate in Science Biology Degree


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Are you interested in natural and life sciences? Consider majoring in NECC’s Associate Degree in Biology. If you are inquisitive, analytical, and have strong interpersonal skills, then this program is for you.

The Associate in Science Degree in Biology is designed to provide the foundation for a career in the biological sciences and is primarily a transfer program that will prepare you for further study toward a bachelor’s degree in biology. The program provides an intensive science program with coursework and laboratory experiences in biology, chemistry, and other natural sciences, as well as a background in mathematics and the liberal arts.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs. You will be able to pursue many career paths in fields like biotechnology, healthcare, environmental science, research, education, and more.

Additional Opportunities

Northern Essex offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students of all fields. If you would like to get involved, consider joining one of the college’s many clubs and organizations. You can also take advantage of numerous career workshops to help you succeed in college and in your career.

Getting Started

Ready to get started? It’s easy! Northern Essex has an open admissions policy, which means that if you have a high school diploma or GED/HiSet or other state-approved equivalency credential, you are eligible to enroll at NECC. Just fill out an application, attend an orientation/assessment session, and then register for classes.

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