Program Overview

Explore the features and activities of cells, genes, and biomolecules – the most fundamental constituents of all living things. Popular research in this growing field includes DNA, RNA, disease, and disease treatment.

Delivery:

On Campus

Honor Society:

Tri Beta

Faculty Count:

6

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

As a student in our cellular and molecular biology concentration, students will have a more detailed understanding of the microscopic organisms that make all life possible. Students will have several lab experiences and develop their biological knowledge through a well-rounded, practical education. 

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program will typically go on to work in health care or in a research field. Spring Hill College prepares students for any career path and provides several opportunities to tailor their experience on The Hill to fit their goals and interests in the real world.

Testimonial

“I absolutely love the cell & molecular biology major! The classes are so interesting and all of the science teachers are amazing. They really make an effort to do whatever they can to help prepare you for your future, and they genuinely care about you.” — Morgan Davis

Faculty

  • Charles Chester

    Associate Professor, Division Chair

  • Donald Culberson

    Associate Professor

  • Rebecca Fillmore

    Associate Professor, Department Chair of Biology

  • Deborah Fox

    Associate Professor

  • Paul Kohnen

    Associate Professor; Department Chair, Biology

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2019, 99.5% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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