Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences at Kent State University. We are a large, active department focused on the science of life with multiple undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and a strong research mission. Students and faculty conduct original research to address pressing concerns ranging from human disease to ecology. We offer a wide array of coursework for both majors and non-majors including unique study abroad opportunities. We are also committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity, which is reflected in our Departmental Mission and Values Statement.