The Biology program at LMU is a comprehensive four-year program with three tracks that lead to a Bachelor of Science degree. Biology students are immersed in a broad variety of life science and chemistry courses. Students in the Secondary Teacher Education Licensure Program graduate prepared to serve their communities as middle school and/or high school teachers. Students in the Pre-Health Track graduate well-prepared to enter professional and graduate programs in the health professions and beyond. Biology students engage numerous topics including Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics, and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy. The rigorous and flexible curricula allow our students to fulfill their career goals. Many of our biology graduates have gone on to become medical professionals, teachers, and researchers.


Degree Programs


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Biology Secondary Education Licensure


  •  Graduate and Professional School Placements

    Many of our biology graduates have gone on to become medical professionals, teachers and researchers. Our students boast high placement rates into both graduate and professional schools. Additionally, graduates have a 100% employment rate in secondary education.

    Professional Programs

    Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

    DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

    McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University

    Southern College of Optometry

    University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry

    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Graduate Programs

    Middle Tennessee State University, Molecular Biology

    Touro University California, Public Health, Global Health

    University of Arkansas, Biology



  •  Special Features

    Customizable Curricula- Students work with their advisors to design a curriculum pertaining to their interests and goals.

    Research based seminar class- Biology majors enroll in seminars designed to prepare them for their future. As freshman, Pre-medical Track students take a health professions course where they explore career options and develop a structured plan to help them progress toward their career goals. Each track offers research-based seminar courses that provide professional development activities, such as mock interviews and writing personal statements. 

    Advanced Human Anatomy Lab- Seniors will be able to complete an anatomy course that includes working with Cadavers.

    Pre-medical club



Math and Science News

Seated classes May 11, 2020

LMU Preparing for Seated Classes in Fall

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess announced today the decision to resume seated courses and the on-campus experience this fall to the extent allowed by law. The summer term, which began on Monday, May 4, will continue online, except for experiential learning courses and laboratory courses, which will be conducted in person under strict social distancing and CDC hygiene guidelines.

Grad Abe May 2, 2020

LMU Confers Degrees on 547 Graduates

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess conferred 547 degrees -- including 168 associate, 220 baccalaureate, 140 masters, three educational specialist and 16 doctorate -- on candidates that completed the degree requirements at the close of the spring semester on Saturday, May 2.

wellconnectnologo April 16, 2020

LMU Partners with WellConnect to Offer Remote Mental Health Counseling

LMU is pleased to announce a partnership with WellConnect to provide remote mental health counseling and other services to students. This added offering allows the LMU counseling office to serve students completing the semester online across the country and around the world.