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Biophysical Sciences Degree

Faith-Based. Limited Enrollment.

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On-Campus Degree Overview

Do you have a gift for scientific discovery, a love of the arts and a passion for making a positive difference? A bachelor’s degree in biophysical sciences at Regent University could be the perfect fit for you. This biology degree program is one of the most academically rigorous health sciences programs in Virginia – with the distinction of integrating Christian values and ethics. Prepare for a career in medicine, science, education or politics. In the rapidly growing STEM industry, you will be prepared to make informed decisions based on Christian principles and challenging academic preparation.

Career Opportunities

  • Lab technologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Health care technician
  • Educator
  • Industry positions in genetics, neuroscience and bioinformatics
  • Research positions in medical, biochemical, biological or pharmaceutical research
  • Preparation for further studies in medical, veterinary, optometry, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant or pharmaceutical fields

Program at a Glance

Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 121 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 51 science/math, 18 integrative seminars, 3 electives)
Format: This degree is only offered on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Science in Biophysical Sciences
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Robert S. Stewart Jr., Professor, Department Chair, Science, Technology, and Mathematics; phone: 757.352.4405; email:

Program Outcomes

  • Advance in biology, mathematics, chemistry, bioethics, scientific thought, theology and cosmology.
  • Learn foundational scientific theories; techniques of chemical experimentation; and best practices for analyzing, hypothesizing and recording data.
  • Explore bioethics, evolutionary theory and historical philosophies from a Christian perspective.

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