Human Biology Emphasis in

Health Science

Is Health Science for You?

With a reputation for strength in the natural sciences dating to the institution’s founding, along with experienced faculty members and exceptional classroom and laboratory facilities, UW-Green Bay places a good number of students and alumni into professional schools in the health sciences each year.

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Emphasis in Health Science

What's an Emphasis?
An emphasis is a specialized major and minor to build and develop skills that employers are looking for.
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Choosing a student organization related to Human Biology is a great a way to meet like-minded students with similar interests and make professional connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

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Endless Career Options
Career possibilities with a Human Biology major include health sciences, nutritional sciences, exercise science, general human biology, cytotechnology, and many other fields.

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Scholarships Available
Scholarships are offered each spring to qualifying Human Biology majors who meet the specified criteria. These can greatly reduce the cost of school, making it affordable and achievable.

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Foundation for Extended Learning
Alumni from UW-Green Bay have attended some of the top graduate and medical programs in the country, including University of Wisconsin Medical School, Northwestern University, Creighton University, and more.

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Become a Phoenix

UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

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UW-Green Bay's Brian Merkel

Meet Brian Merkel

Associate Professor Brian Merkel teaches courses in immunology, advanced microbiology, and human disease and society. He enjoys helping students find their passion and making that their career. Professor Merkel's work focuses on the effects of environmental toxicants and herbal supplements on immune function.

Merkel is here to help! If you have any questions about the Human Biology program, please contact us!

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Internship Opportunities

There are multiple internship possibilities within the Human Biology program, including the following:

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