Biological Sciences

Are you intrigued by the promise of early cancer detection and diagnosis? Do you wonder how understanding the hibernation patterns of bears could aid those with diabetes? And have you ever pondered why cacti remain unscathed by the sun's harsh rays?

If these questions ignite your curiosity, then the Biological Sciences program is your gateway to discovery. Dive into a broad realm of study encompassing genetics, cell and molecular biology, marine biology, microbiology, neurosciences, anatomy and physiology, plant sciences, conservation biology, immunology, ecology, and biotechnology.

The program is not just about theoretical knowledge—it's a launchpad for a wide range of practical career paths. Whether you're interested in medicine, veterinary studies, pharmaceutical research, genetics counseling, wildlife management, epidemiology, public health, diagnostics, or technology, our Biological Sciences program can pave the way for you.

Embark on your journey to a fulfilling future by enrolling in the Biological Sciences program today!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Associate Degrees and University Transfer
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Biological Sciences

Why Phoenix College?

Those with a passion for everything from DNA to animals and plants should study biology at Phoenix College. PC’s Biosciences program offers courses in marine biology, human anatomy, and hands-on biotechnology.

While our Biological Sciences program does not lead to any specific degree, PC does offer a multitude of courses to satisfy the natural science requirements or electives needed for a certificate or Associate in Science. Completion of our bioscience courses can lead to graduate school or work as a genetic counselor, cancer researcher, environmental biologist, or in the world of STEM.

Next Steps

Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus. Future bioscientists may contact the program director, Patricia Finkenstadt, for more information.