Degrees & Programs

The mission of the biology department at VMI is to provide students with a focused education in the biological sciences.  The degree programs prepare majors to pursue post-graduate education in the biological and health sciences and allow for specialization that matches the cadet's interests and career plans.


  • Honors in Biology
  • Secondary School Teacher Certification
  • Summer fellowship support for undergraduate research
  • Early medical school acceptance programs
  • Department endowment monies to enhance the student experience, as well as for medical school fellowship support
  • Study abroad and internship programs

graduates are highly successful in competing for Health profession scholarships from the armed services - funding for medical and dental schooling or for graduate teaching or research assistantships and fellowships.

Vast networking possibilities with successful VMI biology alumni in the fields of the various health professions and research to enhance your own success