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It's a faith-integrated study of living things

Do medical schools want biology majors? Over the last thirty years, nearly every Taylor biology graduate who completed our program with at least a 3.6 GPA and good score on the MCAT has been accepted into medical schools like University of Michigan, Harvard, Mayo Clinic, University of Chicago, Indiana University, Ohio State University, Johns Hopkins and many other top-notch medical schools.

So, we’d say medical schools definitely want biology majors, and especially Taylor’s biology majors. That’s because not only do we have the national recognition that comes from being ranked #1 seven times in a row by U.S. News and World Report, but more importantly, we truly address science and faith integration. We prepare you to tackle global and local issues in the public or private sector through thoughtful study, preparation and dialogue about the issues Christian's face today in the study and application of science.

Becky Hoesli Biology ProfileAfter four years of studying biology at Taylor, you’ll be ready to take the next step towards careers in: medicine, research, physical therapy, ecology, public health, nursing, wildlife biology, veterinary medicine, teaching at the high school or college level and so many others.

Read this testimony from Becky (Chow ’09) Hoesli, a Taylor biology/pre-med graduate who is currently studying at the University of Michigan.

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Dr. John Moore discusses the value of a Christian perspective in biology.

Interested? Learn more about how you can become another one of our phenomenal graduates making a difference for God’s Kingdom. Listen to Dr. John Moore, Professor of Biology, discuss the value of having of a Christian perspective in biology.

 
 

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Taylor Biology Majors Spend Semester in Ecuador

Published: February 10, 2014

Twenty-six Biology Pre-Health majors have arrived in Cuenca, Ecuador, to begin a semester-long program. The students will live in the homes of Christian host families and study Spanish, Latin American History, General Education History Course Human Medical Physiology and physiology courses, among other subjects.

Dr. John Moore serves as President of HASTI

Published: December 12, 2013

Dr. John M. Moore, Professor of Biology and Director of the Cuenca Program is serving this year as President of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Inc. Dr. Moore will serve during the 2013-14 year as President and will be the Conference Chairman and Past President for the state Professional Development conference in 2015.

Record Number of Students go to Ecuador

Published: November 27, 2013

Taylor University's Department of Biology will send a record number of students to the Ecuador Program in Cuenca, Ecuador

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