Department of Biology

Biology Spring 2023 Recognition Ceremony

Sat, May 27th
Cox Stadium

More information coming soon.


SF State's Department of Biology offers a dynamic learning environment, exciting research opportunities and mentorship by world-class scientists. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are all designed to train and educate students to meet the challenges of leadership roles in the biological sciences. We invite you to learn more about our mission and approach to education.

We welcome all aspiring biologists who want to contribute to their communities and to the world.
Laura Burrus, Chair



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Summer Biology classes at Sierra Nevada Field Campus

Study Biology in the Tahoe National Forest this summer at SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus. Registration is now open for accredited summer 2023 courses, starting in June and July.

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Climate Change Certificate

Earn a Climate Change Certificate - Apply by May 31

Earning Climate Change Certificates works differently from earning degrees at SF State. There is no need to apply for or declare the Certificate. Instead, follow these 3 steps:

Step 1: Complete the Certificate Coursework
Step 2: Pay Certificate Program Fee
Step 3: Complete a CAP Form

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