Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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The Health Professions curriculum consists of programs and majors in the Department of Biological Sciences and many other departments, such as Chemistry and Psychology, that prepare students for productive and satisfying careers in chiropractic medicine, dentistry, medicine (allopathic and osteopathic), optometry, pharmacy, physician assistance, physical therapy, podiatry and veterinary medicine, to name a few. Academic preparation for the health professions requires a solid academic foundation in the biological sciences, physical sciences and the liberal arts.
In response to increasing reports of food-borne illnesses and food recalls, state and federal laws and regulations have become more stringent. Therefore, food retailers and regulatory agencies at the municipal, state and federal levels must have in-house personnel who are trained and certified in food safety. Students in this program will receive a bachelor’s degree in the Biology Program while completing a wide variety of courses designed to foster the skills and knowledge necessary for entry into food safety fields, understand the ethical responsibilities of the food safety profession, gain the academic background for additional training and acceptance into graduate school and understand the needs of food retail businesses and government regulators.
This master’s program offers concentrations in Environmental Sciences and Biological Sciences. The Department provides opportunities for students to conduct a wide range of field and laboratory research projects. Research facilities include a herbarium, greenhouse and arboretum. The Department is fully equipped for conducting both laboratory and field research. Cooperative agreements with other universities and consortia exist to provide additional research opportunities.
The General Biology Program stands at the core of the department. More students are enrolled in the General Biology Program than in any of the Department’s other concentrations, programs or majors. Its popularity is due to the wide choice of Departmental courses in which students may enroll to meet the diverse academic requirements of professional schools, graduate schools and employment in the public and private sector.
The Biomedical Sciences Concentration prepares students for careers in the health professions and biotechnology. It is an integral part of the pre-professional program. Students who receive a bachelor’s degree in the Biomedical Sciences Concentration are well prepared to enter graduate or professional school, begin careers as laboratory technicians or seek employment in the biotechnology industry.
TROY offers a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees in Biology Education. These degrees prepare students for careers teaching biology at the secondary level (grades 6-12). Students seeking Alabama teaching certification should select Biology as a first major and Education as a second major. Students should consult with their advisers concerning all certification requirements.
A bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology provides the academic and field experience to prepare students for such rewarding careers in marine science as conducting research at universities and marine laboratories and working for industry or state and federal environmental agencies. The program of study includes two summers at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab taking courses such as Vertebrate Zoology, Oceanography, Marine Ecology and Marine Botany, among other choices. During the freshman and sophomore years, students complete their foundation courses, which prepare them for advanced study. Students complete their upper-level biology and physics classes during their junior and senior years at the Troy Campus.