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Science, Sustainability, and Environment

Applied Biology, B.S. in Environmental Biology

Bachelor of Science


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Professor Emeritus Carolyn Keiffer and 3 students looking at a plant in the green house on the Middletown campus.

Make Your Mark on the World

The Environmental Biology concentration of Applied Biology focuses on courses in biology, chemistry, geology, math, to name a few that better prepare you for careers related to sustaining the environment and wildlife protection. Select from a “Tools” requirement from Geographic Information Science certificate, Commerce, Data Intelligence, or Forensic Investigation minor making you more employable.


Department of Biological Sciences

Levey Hall 112

4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042

Mosler Hall 560

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Students majoring in Applied Biology may not major in Biology or Zoology.

Students will take classes in-person at Hamilton and Middletown.

Curriculum and Courses

Students earn a 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration certification (or equivalent) in their sophomore year and a 40-hour OSHA-Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response certification in the senior seminar course.

  • GLG 121 Environmental Geology
  • GLG 244 Oceanography
  • BIO 311 Vertebrate Zoology
  • BIO 314 Plant Diversity

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates are prepared to work for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, zoos, environmental consulting firms, and attend graduate and professional school.


Cynthia Fischer
  • I didn’t feel as inadequate as I expected. I learned that we all contribute something different. It was a place I felt welcomed and like I belonged.

    Cynthia Fischer '23

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 10 Public college in Ohio with the best return on investment

  • 98.4% of 2021-2022 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

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