Combining Passion & Profession
Do more than study science – dissect it.
Our program can prepare you for a successful career along a wide variety of paths, including hands-on research, medical school, athletic training, registered dietetics and other human health related careers. We offer an array of opportunities, like independent research, internships within the community and specialized courses, that provide you with a road map to explore exciting career paths.
It's Only Here
We're one of the only colleges in the Midwest with a human biology program.
That means you’ll have a competitive advantage, and develop more skills and knowledge to take care of people. Our curriculum is specifically focused on the human body, making the program more extensive than most undergraduate schools. We're committed to inspiring and preparing the next generation of scientists and healthcare professionals, so we're here for you.
"My favorite lab that I’ve taken at UW-Green Bay is exercise physiology. This class was so engaging and we did so many cool experiments with all of the incredible equipment that we have here. To learn how the human body responds to all that activity is really incredible."
Caitlin Hibner '20
Human Biology Major
Dive into Our Program
Human biology combines an array of options – grad school preparation, opportunities with local organizations, student resources, the list goes on – so you can achieve your goals.
Evolve Your Career
We won't just help you get into professional programs – we'll also give you resources to thrive during school. Plus, you can continue your education at UW-Green Bay with our Athletic Training and Nutrition & Integrated Health graduate programs.
Access Community Mentors
Designed for first-generation students, our Mentoring Project pairs you with a local professional to get industry advice and support to launch a successful career.
Work in Fab Facilities
Because of our state-of-the-art equipment, you can complete your labs, facilitate your own research and understand concepts by actually applying them.
Feed Your Educational Funds
You don't have to sift through a swath of scholarships to apply. Instead, we have one easy application that matches you with scholarships.
Ask An Expert
Meet Professor Brian Merkel, Chair of Human Biology and head of the Tiny Earth project at UW-Green Bay. His passion is as a professor and researcher focusing on the effects of environmental toxicants and herbal supplements on immune function. If you have questions, he can help.