Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences at Kent State University!

We are a large, active, and inclusive department focused on the science of life because BIOLOGY=LIFE. We offer multiple undergraduate and graduate degrees that prepare our students for their "next steps", be it entering the workforce or attending professional/graduate school. From human disease to ecosystems, our research active faculty work with students to tackle complex scientific problems. Our students also travel the world by participating in our faculty-led study abroad programs and taking courses at Kent State's Florence, Italy campus. We are also committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity, which is reflected in our Departmental Mission and Values Statement.